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...
Why Bring Back 1750 BC?

Why Bring Back 1750 BC?

Why Bring Back 1750 BC? – 28 November 2006 “Rather than look forward to sensible models of health care financing the health fund lobby group, Australian Centre for Health Research (ACHR) have gone backwards to the Code of Hammurabi of Babylon in 1750 BC...
MBF Must Come Clean On Hospital Cutbacks

MBF Must Come Clean On Hospital Cutbacks

MBF Must Come Clean On Hospital Cutbacks – 23 February 2001 Only 77 out of 150 private hospitals in NSW have been listed by health insurer MBF as preferred providers, according to the MBF website, the Australian Doctors’ Fund said today. The MBF website...
Doctors Accuse ACCC Of Double Standard

Doctors Accuse ACCC Of Double Standard

Doctors Accuse ACCC Of Double Standard – 29 May 2000 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) can be accused of a double standard if it does not take action under the Trade Practices Act against health funds who held a meeting and discussed a...