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Vale John Allan Buntine

Vale John Allan Buntine

John attended Melbourne High School where, in the final year, he gained the Exhibition in Biology, first class honors in Physics and Chemistry and a Senior State Government Scholarship in addition to a Commonwealth Scholarship to attend the University of Melbourne...

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Honeysuckle Health: ACCC draft decision cannot stand

Honeysuckle Health: ACCC draft decision cannot stand

The Australian Doctors Federation and many other medical professionals and associations are dismayed at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Draft Determination (ACCC-DD) regarding the Honeysuckle Health (HH) proposal, prompting numerous submissions.

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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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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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