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  • $800 million could be saved from PHI premiums by matching medical device prices to those paid in public hospitals.
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  • Almost half of PHI members earn under $50k pa. Ending the price gouging on medical devices will keep premiums lower.
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  • Private health, public benefit. 2 of every 3 non-emergency surgeries are performed under private health cover.
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  • Health sector costs continue to outstrip premium increases. Details at #healthfunds
  • By contrast, private health insurance premiums increasing by only 5.59%. Last increase above 6.5% was 11 years ago.
  • Promised prostheses reforms are critical to lower premiums. Media release: #healthcare #Budget2016
  • PHI funds keep premiums affordable: lowest increase in four years.
  • Each of these proposals can be implemented in the next Federal Budget, and each would add to the value and affordability of PHI.
  • 5. Modify the minimum default benefits arrangements that hinder contract negotiations between health funds and private hospitals.
  • 4. Improve transparency on #healthcare quality and cost info by making data on provider performance more available & accessible.
  • 3. Industry is committed to simplifying and improving consumer information, making PHI policies easier to understand and compare.
  • 2. Ensure minimum coverage requirements provide value and keep policies relevant to consumer needs.
  • 1. Save $800m per year by correcting overinflated prostheses benefits, moving to a reference pricing model.
  • PHA's submission to Govt identifies five short term reforms to boost value and affordability.
  • PHA identifies $800m per year in #healthcare savings by correcting overinflated prostheses benefits.
  • How a GST on health would hurt your hip pocket - @Sue_Dunlevy
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