The Australian private health insurance sector has changed.  Whereas the sector once comprised member-owned not-for-profit mutuals, it is now dominated by large health corporations. Australia’s largest health fund, Bupa, is an international UK based private health corporation. Medibank Private, established by the Whitlam government in 1975 as a publicly owned health fund, is now a
(Tabled 8th May 2017 in the Federal Parliament) The Productivity Commission has made several findings and recommendations to the Federal Government concerning the future rules and regulations for the use of data and information including health data.[1] Recommendation 5.1 establishes a ‘comprehensive right for consumers’ to have data provided on request or directly to a
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