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October 2018 News

25/10/2018 - 1:36pm

The forthcoming round of premium increase applications is likely to be among the most complex insurers have ever made. 

This is mainly due to the wide-ranging private health insurance reforms package announced in October 2017 that aims to make private health cover more affordable and less complex for Australians. However, in order to permit a smooth transition, insurers need to plan ahead.

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23/10/2018 - 8:42am

From Spotify to Netflix, we love the control that comes with the digital age - today personalisation is everything. But how could this extend to corporate health insurance provision? 

Mike Serbinis, CEO of the hugely successful online employee benefits platform League, believes the future of employer provided health insurance lies firmly with preventative, highly individualised cover.

16/10/2018 - 8:35am

The rising cost of private health insurance in Australia is hardly breaking news. Between 2014 and 2018, premiums increased by 29%, based on the industry weighted increases provided by the Australian Government Department of Health over that period, in a pattern that stretches back more than a decade.

05/10/2018 - 9:45am

At first glance the world of private health insurance can be confusing. There's a lot of jargon and a wide range of funds and products to choose from, and the pressure to get it right is even higher if you're an employer looking to invest in health insurance for the benefit of your employees.