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The AMA’s national president has slammed a Terry White Chemmart/Bupa promotion as a “sneaky” way to introduce US-style health to Australia – a stance which has disappointed the Pharmacy Guild …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone has slammed a strategic partnership between Bupa and TerryWhite Chemmart as “outrageous” Under the partnership, which is set to launch in May, Bupa’s four million …

Pharmacists are warned they may see more pain sufferers heading back to prescription opioids and excluded from private care The Neuromodulation Society of Australia and New Zealand has expressed concerns …

Walgreens readies for Hurricane Michael; crisis in Zimbabwe as drugs run out and pharmacies demand cash; UK pharmacy stakeholders call for better planning Gulf Coast, US: As Hurricane Michael threatens …

Medibank and Sigma Healthcare have announced a three-year partnership to engage new customers, reward existing customers, and support their customers’ health needs The partnership will commence in the first half …

Pharmacist services should be included in subsidised private health insurance cover, the Pharmacy Guild argues In its submission to the Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee inquiry into the value and …

The AMA welcomes the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s decision to launch legal action against Medibank Private over alleged misleading and deceptive conduct. AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says the …

Patients in health funds are losing out as rates rise while rebates lessen, the Consumers Health Forum states. The CHF says consumers are being fleeced and not getting the rebates …

When a patient presents at a pharmacy with a private prescription not covered by the PBS, most patients are disappointed by the benefits they receive under their ancillary benefits private …

Customers should be encouraged to shop around for the best deal as private health insurance premiums will increase substantially from April, says Health Minister Sussan Ley. With a weighted industry …