Private hospital cover gives flexibility and choice to determine your own healthcare needs, such as who you’re treated by, when the treatment occurs and what hospital it occurs in.
Want more people to take out private health insurance? Offer effective incentives, says the Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA).
We summarise the key budgetary measures being offered to the health- and aged-care sectors.
Patients experiencing financial toxicity on top of their health issues find it harder to recover. There are simple ways to ease the burden.
Lower medical fees and greater transparency would reduce the financial burden of people battling cancer.
The Australian medical research sector receives a significant boost from the Budget. Ultimately, patients will benefit.
Australia's resilient economy combined with the strategic location in proximity to Asia, makes this country one of the best opportunities on the planet for investment.
The 2017–18 federal Budget comes as a relief after previous federal Budgets have seen cuts to aged care funding and associated programs.