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Big health insurer nib anticipates a huge payday

Big health insurer nib anticipates a huge payday

Big health insurer nib anticipates a huge payday this financial year and instead of repaying members fees as others have done, they are pocketing the extra cash and boasting about record profits. Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA) CEO Michael Roff said...

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Managed Care in Australia

Managed Care in Australia

Webinar organised by the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA) on 12 May 2021. Presenters are Dr Omar Khorshid (Federal President of the AMA), Dr Aniello Iannuzzi (Chairman of ADF) & Mr Stephen Milgate AM (CEO ADF & COPS)

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Honeysuckle deal sounds sweet, but there’s a sting

Honeysuckle deal sounds sweet, but there’s a sting

by Holly Pane - Medical RepublicJun 1, 2021 Despite widespread opposition to managed care in Australia, the ACCC has green-lit a controversial health fund buying group. While some say this is the beginning of the end for the Australian healthcare system, the industry...

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Anaesthetists Warn Against Threat of Managed Care

Anaesthetists Warn Against Threat of Managed Care

The Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA) is concerned that the health insurance industry’s push for Managed Care is gaining ground in Australia. In a draft determination released 21 May, the ACCC favours (with conditions) a proposal from Honeysuckle Health (HH)...

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Managed care is a bad investment for Oklahoma

Managed care is a bad investment for Oklahoma

Emma Morris // October 16, 2020 // Updated: February 18, 2021Originally Posted at OKPolicy.org Following voters’ approval of Medicaid expansion during the June 30 election, Oklahoma’s next steps should be relatively simple. The state has already been providing...

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Yet Another Senate Inquiry into AHPRA

Yet Another Senate Inquiry into AHPRA

Last month, another senate inquiry was launched into AHPRA’s practices following previous inquiries in 2017 and 2011. Submissions are due for this latest inquiry on 30th April, and more information about it can be found here:...

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RACGP Award Winner Dr Aniello Iannuzzi

RACGP Award Winner Dr Aniello Iannuzzi

Congratulating NSW/ACT GP Supervisor of the Year Associate Professor Aniello Iannuzzi The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is pleased to announce that Clinical Associate Professor Aniello Iannuzzi has won the RACGP NSW/ACT General Practice...

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