Managed Care In the USA – a doctor’s experience

2021-07-07T12:17:24+10:00June 24th, 2021|News|

Dr Carmen Brown is a US-trained Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who practised in the US under the managed care system. She left the US and came to Australia via New Zealand, and now practises in Melbourne. Dr Brown also established Expat MD, which helps US doctors settle in Australia [...]

Honeysuckle deal sounds sweet, but there’s a sting

2021-06-05T16:17:51+10:00June 1st, 2021|News|

by Holly Pane - Medical Republic Jun 1, 2021 Despite widespread opposition to managed care in Australia, the ACCC has green-lit a controversial health fund buying group. While some say this is the beginning of the end for the Australian healthcare system, the industry promises a revolution in delivering value-based [...]

Anaesthetists Warn Against Threat of Managed Care

2021-06-23T12:18:57+10:00May 28th, 2021|News|

The Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA) is concerned that the health insurance industry’s push for Managed Care is gaining ground in Australia. In a draft determination released 21 May, the ACCC favours (with conditions) a proposal from Honeysuckle Health (HH) and nib health funds to form and operate a health [...]

Postponement Of Spine Society Of Australia’s 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting

2021-05-24T16:23:16+10:00May 24th, 2021|Events, News|

The Spine Society of Australia have been closely monitoring and the impact on the upcoming Annual Scientific Meeting, scheduled for 9-11 April. We recognise the value of seeing everyone together and the importance of networking in person and are therefore committed to conducting a face to face conference. Owing to [...]

Medibank poised to snap up Myhealth from Crescent Capital

2021-01-25T10:29:28+11:00January 25th, 2021|Members Only, News|

Medibank poised to snap up Myhealth from Crescent Capital Private equity group Crescent Capital Partners is poised to sell its Myhealth medical centre business to ASX-listed health insurer Medibank Private. Gerry Harvey's family office, with another two family offices acting as a syndicate, were interested in buying Myhealth but Crescent [...]

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