Tag Archives: Linc Thurecht

Why are we waiting in queue for home care?

Immediate action is needed to reduce the waiting times for Australians approved for home care packages, according to Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Acting CEO Dr Linc Thurecht. “Australians who have been assessed as needing aged care services should not be left waiting in a queue,” he said. “We …

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Insurers’ health plans or unhealthy scams?

Private health insurers’ plans to expand their reach by funding health services in the home met opposition on multiple fronts this week. An article in The Australian  revealed private health insurers are pushing for a reform of the healthcare system to enable them cover patients for treatment outside the hospital …

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