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Health Insurance Summit

The Annual Health Insurance Summit is the most established business gathering dedicated to the PHI industry.

5 – 6 June 2019 | Rydges World Square, Sydney

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The 18th Annual Health Insurance Summit returns on the 5-6th June 2019 in Sydney. Australia’s national forum for key health insurance stakeholders continues to grow in significance. The 18th National Health Insurance Summit will provide discussion post-federal election on the future direction of the PHI industry in Australia. Key issues to be addressed include reform, regulatory updates, innovation and change. The summit will feature wonderfully credentialed speakers addressing complex and thought-provoking issues.

Repeating the successful collaborative effort delivered by the 2018 PHI reforms
Dr Rachel David, CEO, Private Healthcare Australia

What now? PHI directions and challenges after the federal election
Shaun Gath, Principal, Narrabundah Partners

Fighting for relevance-The Southern Cross story
Nick Astwick, CEO, Southern Cross Health Society, New Zealand

Out-of-pocket medical costs
Professor Brendan Murphy, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health

Topic to be addressed include:

  • Fair customer practices – A Bupa perspective
  • APRA’s review of the private health insurance capital framework
  • Out-of-pockets costs
  • The impact and future of private patients in public hospitals
  • Strategies to minimise premium increases
  • The headwinds confronting PHI and opportunities to grow participation
  • The consumer comparison and choice
  • Flipping the coin: From low value to high value care
  • The next horizon

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 4th June 2019 1:30-4:30pm
Keeping regulators satisfied & customers happy!
Paris Petranis, Partner, K&L Gates
Vanessa Baic, Special Counsel, K&L Gates


“The conference’s content was rich and reflects the complexity of our healthcare system in Australia. It transpired that transparency and sharing the information will be the way to go forward.”
– Delegate at 2019 event


1:30PM – 4:30PM

Keeping regulators satisfied & customers happy!

This workshop will identify issues commonly raised by regulators and members from a legal perspective in relation to:

  •  Advertising/marketing
  •  Notification of product changes (including recent ACCC enforcement action)
  •  Clarity of product information
  •  Privacy
  •  Tips on how to minimise the risk of these issues occurring

Paris Petranis, Partner, K&L Gates
Vanessa Baic, Special Counsel, K&L Gates

when & where

05 - 06 Jun 2019

Rydges World Square, Sydney
389 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
02 8268 1888

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Click here or call on 02 8585 0808.


Still have a question?

Kate Twentyman
Portfolio Head – Healthcare

Danielle Newman
Business Development Executive
+61 2 9080 4432

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