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21 Mar 2017

New research showing that two million people plan to dump or downgrade their private health cover ahead of the 1 April premium rise is of great concern, but hardly surprising, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.


Published: 21 Mar 2017

19 Feb 2017
What's first on new Health Minister Greg Hunt's to-do list? AMA President Dr Michael Gannon and health economist Stephen Duckett talked through the challenges on Sky News.

Published: 19 Feb 2017

10 Feb 2017
While this year's private health insurance premium rise is lower than those in recent years, there is still a real concern that families might choose to drop their private cover. AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says that the private system is a pillar of the health system, and it could be disastrous if people walk away from it.

Published: 10 Feb 2017

17 Jan 2017
The new Health Minister must be a champion for patients in the Cabinet room, AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, says.

Published: 17 Jan 2017

13 Dec 2016
AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, tells 6PR listeners that gap fees are due to Medicare rebates not keeping pace with the real costs of providing care.

Published: 13 Dec 2016

Dr Gannon - ABC 774 - Doctor Rating Website

AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says he has a lot of concerns about a new website that rates doctors services as it could turn into a ranting chat room that won't add to the quality of information that patients receive.

AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says he has a lot of concerns about a new website that rates doctors services as it could turn into a ranting chat room that won't add to the quality of information that patients receive.

AMA VP Dr Parnis - The Project - Private Health Insurance

AMA Vice President Dr Stephen Parnis warns patients that health insurers are downgrading the health cover they offer, and are selling junk policies that provide little financial protection for care in a private hospital.

AMA Vice President Dr Stephen Parnis warns patients that health insurers are downgrading the health cover they offer, and are selling junk policies that provide little financial protection for care in a private hospital.