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Why health fund members are using public hospitals

premium_icon Why health fund members are using public hospitals

“There's no doubt that out of pocket costs see people move to public"

The outrageous rules that triple your medicine prices

premium_icon The outrageous rules that triple your medicine prices

“The public’s needs are best served by low prices for scripts."

'I was too scared to eat anything'

'I was too scared to eat anything'

Hopes new strategy ease financial pressure and stigma

We’ve been wrong about pain all along

premium_icon We’ve been wrong about pain all along

"Pain is a significant burden on the economy and the health system”

Call to blacklist high charging doctors from Medicare

premium_icon Call to blacklist high charging doctors from Medicare

Health funds want to ban high charging doctors from Medicare

Patients, be sure to mind the gap when falling ill

premium_icon Patients, be sure to mind the gap when falling ill

Private health insurance is one of the biggest issues of this election

Secret cuts to subsidised medicines

premium_icon Secret cuts to subsidised medicines

Tens of millions in secret cuts to subsidised medicines

Why GPs are pushing you out the door

Why GPs are pushing you out the door

Visiting a GP is getting more and more expensive

$400m plan to keep patients out of hospital

premium_icon $400m plan to keep patients out of hospital

Spending more on GP care could slash the health budget by keeping people out of...

Government’s biggest nightmare returns

Government’s biggest nightmare returns

Labor’s attack also includes posters, a petition and social media

Brave Patrick’s  ‘allergy’ turned out to be cancer

premium_icon Brave Patrick’s ‘allergy’ turned out to be cancer

Little boy’s allergy turned out to be a cancerous brain tumour

New Medicare-funded health check could save your life

New Medicare-funded health check could save your life

Medicare-funded Heart Health Check will save lives.

$110m of Medicare rebates unpaid

$110m of Medicare rebates unpaid

More than $110m of unpaid Medicare rebates

Afterpay putting bite on insurers

premium_icon Afterpay putting bite on insurers

Fears young people becoming trapped in debt spiral

Why you’re paying more to see a doctor

premium_icon Why you’re paying more to see a doctor

Why GPs are charging $120 for a standard consultation

My Health Record a privacy and safety risk: Senate

premium_icon My Health Record a privacy and safety risk: Senate

A SENATE Committee has raised serious privacy and security concerns about the My...

Push to preserve sick kids’ chance at having family

premium_icon Push to preserve sick kids’ chance at having family

Babies diagnosed with cancer are having their tiny ovaries frozen.

The true cost of staying healthy in Australia

The true cost of staying healthy in Australia

MEDICARE is fast failing to cover the costs of most doctors’ services.

Health controversy: Droves of residents opt out of My Health

Health controversy: Droves of residents opt out of My Health

Tweed residents opt out of controversial My Health Record.

Trust them with my medical info? Not a chance

premium_icon Trust them with my medical info? Not a chance

"I’m not trusting my medical records to the mob from Census."

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