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17/06/2019 - 12:01pm

The task of finding the right corporate health insurance policy often belongs to a company's HR department. 

Given that there are a total of 37 registered health funds in Australia, each offering a huge range of choices, it's not always easy to know where to start your research.

30/05/2019 - 2:58pm

Once your corporate health plan is in place, it can be tempting to 'set and forget'. However, in the ever changing world of insurance, this isn't an option if you want to ensure continued return on investment (ROI).

In this article, we discuss the factors that influence value for money when it comes to corporate health insurance. So, when's the right time to review your plan options?

20/05/2019 - 3:27pm

It's a common misconception that corporate health insurance is only for larger companies. However, if you're a small business owner, there's no reason why your staff should miss out.

In this article we'll look at who's eligible to access corporate health insurance policies, how they can benefit smaller organisations specifically and why you shouldn't worry about the practicalities of implementing such programs. 

16/01/2019 - 1:30pm

This year's private health insurance premium increase will be the lowest in 18 years.

For consumers this is great news, but knowing where to look to find real savings isn't always straight forward. This article will examine the reasons behind the annual premium rise, explain why this year's is comparatively small, and show you why 2019 is the perfect year to invest in a private health insurance policy.

13/12/2018 - 9:12am

Is there anything more important than your health?

Among the many resolutions you'll make for this New Year, there's one you need to stick to - getting clued up on private health insurance

The combination of government reforms and premium increases means that 2019 will be a year of great change in the world of private health. Here's what to expect from the next 12 months.

28/11/2018 - 12:04pm

Expanding your company overseas is one of the most exciting moments in the career of anyone in business. 

However, sending your staff to work in other countries presents some unique challenges - most importantly keeping them safe

This article will provide you with vital information on providing private health insurance for Australian expat employees, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

26/11/2018 - 11:13am

Small businesses have long been a major part of the Australian economy. 

In fact, they represent 97.4 per cent of Australian businesses by employee size, according to research published by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO).

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.

Here's what you need to know:

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.