Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today welcomed the recognition by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott that non-government health services have an important role to play in caring for Australians.
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The Prime Minister's announcement to use private hospital beds to treat people waiting lengthy times for public elective surgery will eventually help improve the performance of the Nation's hospital system.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today warned tax policy directions proposed in the Productivity Commission's report on the Contribution of the Not-For-Profit sector could lead to a pay cut for health and aged care workers.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today said the Federal Government could quickly and easily cut public hospital surgery waiting lists by nearly half by implementing a simple cost-effective national program to connect patients with hospitals that have available beds.
An independent report has found Catholic not-for-profit hospitals could be forced to pay $192 million per annum if Treasury's tax reform recommendations include the scrapping of tax concessions to charities.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today again urged the Federal Government to allow private hospitals to take on more public elective surgery, following the release of the Productivity Commission's final report on public and private hospital performance.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today called on the Federal Government to stop talking and start acting to reform health and aged care, after political leaders resolved to defer any decisions on health reform until next year.