Tag Archives: Medibank-Pte

John Thompson. Surgeon’s report shows the ineffectiveness of private health insurers to control health costs

Private health insurer Medibank has worked with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons to produce a report that shows enormous variation in fees charged by surgeons for similar procedures. The Surgical Variance Report for General Surgery reviewed thousands of procedures … Continue reading

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John Menadue. The unfairness and waste in health. Private Health Insurance is the real culprit.

Medibank Pte has been in dispute with the Calvary Hospital Group and now with UnitingCare over performance in their hospitals. At last our largest private health insurance company, MBP has come to understand that the private providers, hospitals and doctors, … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Privatising Medibank Pte – who cares?

  This is a repost from 28 November 2013. My own view is that all the private health insurance companies, including Medibank Pte are parasitical and undermine Medicare. The only important political issue in my mind is whether the policy … Continue reading

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