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Ian McAuley, Jennifer Doggett, John Menadue. Private Health Insurance companies are price takers. Prices are set by doctors and hospitals.

Repost from 22/10/2015 On Tuesday the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its  report on private health insurance. Private health insurance (PHI) was also in the news a day later with the standing down of the CEO of Medibank Pte, … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Who owns Medibank Private (continued)

In my blog of August 14 I examined the question of who owns Medibank Private (MBP) particularly in light of the Abbott Government proposal to privatise the business. This is not an idle question or an academic issue only. MBP … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Who owns Medibank Private?

 The government has announced that it hopes to raise $4 billion from the sale of Medibank Private. But like many of its budget ‘savings’ it might find that it has to rely in this case  on the High Court rather … Continue reading

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