2009 Media Release
The future of Private Health Insurance in Australia, the implementation of Clinical Guidelines in patient treatment and the non‐payment of “Never Events” will be key topics at the Australian Health Insurance Association’s (AHIA) 2009 Conference … Read more
The Australian Health Insurance Association says the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report provides further evidence that the Government’s proposal to dismantle the 30% Rebate is flawed public policy.
The Draft Report supports calls from the vast … Read more
The medical device manufacturing industry is causing unnecessary concern among Australia’s private insured patients over changes to the August 2009 Prostheses List, the Australian Health Insurance Association’s CEO, Dr Michael Armitage said.
“The Medical Technology … Read more
The Senate Community Affairs Committee Report into the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill, 2009, predictably ignores the impact which means-testing the 30% Rebate will have on people downgrading their private health insurance.
AHIA CEO, … Read more
In introducing legislation into the Parliament this morning to means-test the 30% Rebate on private health insurance, the Minister for Health and Ageing, Nicola Roxon, has admitted that her policy will force more Australians onto … Read more