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20 Feb 2018

Transcript:   AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, ABC Radio Brisbane, Focus with Emma Griffiths, Tuesday 20 February 2018

Subject:  Private Health Insurance

EMMA GRIFFITHS:   Dr Michael Gannon, who is the President of the Australian Medical Association, is in Perth. Really appreciate your time today, Michael.

MICHAEL GANNON:   Good morning, Emma.

Published: 20 Feb 2018

25 Jan 2018

Transcript:   AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, 2GB, Sydney Live with Ben Fordham,
25 January 2018

Subject:  Private Health Insurance


Published: 25 Jan 2018

23 Jan 2018

Private health insurance policies must be easier to understand, so that patients know what they are covered for when they need treatment, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 23 Jan 2018

17 Jan 2018

Transcript:  AMA Vice President, Dr Tony Bartone, with Paul Kennedy and Ali Moore, ABC TV News Breakfast

Wednesday 17 January 2018


Subject:  Private Health Insurance


PAUL KENNEDY:   Let's return to our top story now about a rise in health fund premiums. The Australian Medical Association says private insurers should be focused on making their policies worthwhile.

Published: 17 Jan 2018

01 Nov 2017

Transcript: AMA President Dr Michael Gannon, 3AW, Drive with Tom Elliot,
                    Tuesday 1 November 2017

Subject: Private Health Insurance


Published: 01 Nov 2017

13 Oct 2017

AMA President Dr Michael Gannon tells 2GB that private health reform needs to deliver much-needed transparency, clarity, and affordability to the private health sector. 

Published: 13 Oct 2017

13 Oct 2017

AMA Welcomes Government reforms as good start to bringing much-needed transparency, clarity, and affordability to private health insurance.

Published: 13 Oct 2017

12 Oct 2017

The private health insurance industry is in need of reform. AMA President Dr Michael Gannon tells 2GB he supports the recent Government announcement but warns there needs to be tranparency to allow people to avoid junk policies.

Published: 12 Oct 2017

22 Sep 2017

The AMA has made a submission on the Federal Government's options paper on reducing pressure on private health insurance premiums by addressing the growth in private patients in public hospitals.

Published: 22 Sep 2017

23 Aug 2017

Transcript: AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, with Ashleigh Gillon, SKY News, 23 August 2017

Subject: Drug Testing Welfare Recipients, Private Health Insurance, Asylum Seeker Health.


ASHLEIGH GILLON:   Welcome back to The Latest. Well, the southeast Queensland town of Logan has been named as the second site for the Government's trial of drug tests for welfare recipients. A spike in drug-related issues led the Government to Logan, with 2500 people expected to be tested.

Published: 23 Aug 2017