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Hospital price increases for inpatient services will cost consumers and employers $250B over the next decade

The annual cost of hospital inpatient services for privately insured individuals exceeded $ 200 billion in 2018 and is projected to exceed $ 350 billion in 2029, according to data compiled by UnitedHealth Group. Hospital inpatient spending growth is influenced by several factors, including prices charged by hospital facilities, prices charged by physicians practicing within… Read More »

NSW hospital workers strike over safety

The NSW opposition and minor parties are calling on the Berejiklian government to listen to the concerns of thousands of public hospital workers who are striking across the state. More than 20,000 employees walked off the job on Thursday over workplace safety concerns following a vote by Health Services Union delegates in July. NSW Labor… Read More »