Catholic Health Australia (CHA) welcomes today’s release by the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare of a detailed report on the utilisation of private health insurance in all Australian Hospitals using data from 2006 to 2016.
Catholic Health Australia Media Releases
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) is disappointed the Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) Bill has been passed today by the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) congratulates the Health Minister for continuing to pursue important reforms in the private health insurance sector.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today stated that the David Tune five year review of aged care reform signals a way forward for further reform toward a single care service system with both residential and home care places allocated direct to consumers based on assessed needs.
Federal Health Minister the Hon Greg Hunt MP today at Parliament House launched Catholic Health Australia’s (CHA) newest report examining how the growth of privately insured patients in public hospitals is impacting Australia’s health system.
Access to high quality palliative and end-of-life care in aged care facilities will enable more Australians to have a good death, aged care, palliative care and aged care consumer peak bodies said today.
Catholic Health Australia’s (CHA) CEO Suzanne Greenwood today welcomed Health Minister Jill Hennessy’s announcement that the government’s Regional Health Infrastructure Fund will for the first time be expanded to include publically funded community palliative care services.
Announced tonight in the 2017/18 Federal Budget, Catholic Health Australia (CHA) has welcomed the partial end to the four-year freeze on the Medicare rebate, however asserts the savings should be passed on to consumers to reduce the financial burden of accessing medical care.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) welcomes today’s announcement by Minister Wyatt that the government will respond to the Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Service review with an independent review of aged care quality regulatory arrangements.