Articles tagged "PHI"

Modern government service delivery - 2018 Public Policy Essay Competition Winner

The Institute's Public Policy Essay Competition attracted a host of young authors whose essays demonstrated that actuaries can apply their skills across a range of fascinating topics; from mental health to blockchain, road pricing, the gig economy, complexity in retirement, genetic testing and many more. The winning essay 'Modern government service delivery' by Hugh Miller was singled out for its clear communication, logical structure and innovative approach to a growing issue for governments – how to deliver important services within ever tightening budgets.

Aggregators within Private Health Insurance – Part 1

Aggregators have become an important part of the Australian Private Health Insurance (PHI) industry, however, they are often seen as having negative impacts and pushing up prices. Here, health actuary Andrew Gower discusses the history and impact of aggregators.

Private Health Insurance and Bill Shock - The Dialogue Podcast

The next instalment of the Dialogue Podcast series explores how a simple innovative addition to private health insurance (PHI) can alleviate 'bill shock' and reduce out-of-pocket costs for those diagnosed with cancer.

Chief Risk Officer Survey Results

Brett Riley reports on the results from the first survey of Chief Risk Officers by the Actuaries Institute.

The Challenge of Affordable Private Health Insurance

As health costs increase due to a range of demographic and other reasons, is Australia’s current private health insurance (PHI) system sustainable? Jamie Reid reports.

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