ASPS President Dr Tony Kane on ABC 7.30 Report about private health insurers delaying and knocking back claims

Surgeons, patients and private hospitals are criticising Australia’s largest private health insurer, Medibank Private, for knocking back and delaying claims it says aren’t clinically necessary prompting the AMA to wonder whether we’re on our way to a US-style health system. Watch Dr Tony Kane’s interview on the ABC 7.30 Report, 7 August 2014.

Watch the interview.

Read the ABC’s related article, ‘Cosmetic’ plastic surgery for cancer patients denied or delayed by Medibank, by Louise Milligan, 7 August 2014 4:15pm