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Australian Private Health Insurance Premiums Expected to Surge

Health Insurance Premiums

Australian Private Health Insurance Premiums Expected to Surge Promises fall through Health Minister Greg Hunt’s avowal to tackle private health insurance premiums has gone belly up after a sharp increase in the sales volume of medical devices. As a result, insurance holders are now warned that private health will undergo a substantial premium increase next …

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PHA proposal for employers to pay for private health insurance

Private Healthcare Australia

PHA proposal for employers to pay for private health insurance The Private Health Insurance sector is speaking up about concerning trends relating to young people in their pre-budget submission to the federal government. One of their proposals is to give employers tax breaks for providing private health fringe benefits for their under-40 employees. Many people …

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Measles Outbreak spurs vaccinations

Measles Outbreak spurs vaccinations

Measles Outbreak spurs vaccinations A new outbreak of measles has prompted health officials to issue travel vaccination warnings to those leaving the country. One-hundred and eighty-three cases of measles have been reported in the last year with Victoria and New South Wales documenting the highest cases. Australians between the ages of 20 and 53 are …

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Where you live affects your weight

Australian obesity

Where you live affects your weight 1 in 3 Australians are overweight and where you live is the major contributing factor. While you may think these numbers by the Australian Health Tracker simply means that Aussies everywhere have just become ampler, this isn’t the case. The difference by states vary hugely by almost 300%. Wealthy …

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