lifehealthinsuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/ Life and health insurance news from Australia and around en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2017 Medibank and Ramsay seal deal for Illawarra http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/medibank-and-ramsay-seal-deal-for-illawarra http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/medibank-and-ramsay-seal-deal-for-illawarra Medibank and AHM members are now covered at the new Wollongong Private Hospital, following a deal struck with operator Ramsay Health Care…

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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:34:00 +1100
Web-savvy consumers still value personal advice, study shows http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/web-savvy-consumers-still-value-personal-advice-study-shows http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/web-savvy-consumers-still-value-personal-advice-study-shows Consumers may research life insurance online but they still want to speak to an adviser before buying a policy, according to research by Asteron Life…

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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:33:00 +1100
Seven up, as AZ NGA adds another practice http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/seven-up-as-az-nga-adds-another-practice http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/seven-up-as-az-nga-adds-another-practice AZ Next Generation Advisory has added a seventh practice to its dealer group this year, with the acquisition of RI Advice Toowoomba in Queensland…

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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:33:00 +1100
Bupa calls for war on waste http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/bupa-calls-for-war-on-waste http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/bupa-calls-for-war-on-waste Bupa wants industry reform to weed out “waste and inefficiencies” and tackle spiralling healthcare costs…

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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:32:00 +1100
One-stop patient care ‘relieves pressure’ http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/one-stop-patient-care-relieves-pressure http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/one-stop-patient-care-relieves-pressure A one-stop-shop patient care model would relieve pressure on Australia’s health system, according to a report commissioned by private health insurer Peoplecare…

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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:32:00 +1100
Fitch upgrades Southsure outlook http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/fitch-upgrades-southsure-outlook http://www.lifehealthinsurancenews.com.au/corporate/fitch-upgrades-southsure-outlook Fitch has upgraded its outlook on New Zealand group Southsure Assurance to positive from stable, and affirmed its BBB+ insurer financial strength rating…

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