The latest news from Doctors' Health Fund and the health insurance industry.
When you are discussing treatment options with a patient and they tell you they have private health insurance, do either of you know what the policy actually covers them for?
Undeniably the safety and quality of healthcare is an important issue, but we should not allow a unilateral portrayal of adverse events to dominate the important discussion of healthcare funding.
By discouraging members from choosing their own provider, many health funds are doing them a big disservice.
The Federal Government’s four-year freeze on the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) is a bitter pill for doctors to swallow and in some cases, disillusioned patients.