Increased payments lock in record Commonwealth funding for hospitals

The Turnbull Government will make an increased payment of $547 million to the states and territories for public hospital activity in 2015-16, following the final reports by independent hospital pricing and funding agencies.  Commonwealth payments will now total $17.4 billion in 2015-16 and reflect the actual public hospital services delivered, after errors were found in…

Interview with Leon Byner – 5AA

E&OE…                        Topics: Medicines cheaper from April 1; private health insurance LEON BYNER: This story is another piece of great news because the Federal Government is drastically reducing the cost of medicines to treat diabetes, cancer, arthritis, asthma and eye disease.  Pretty broad spectrum there,…