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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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overview

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.

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES:
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

agenda

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Shaun Gath, Principal, Narrabundah Partners

9:00 am

  •  Government and stakeholders must address rising healthcare costs or PHI participation could drop to 30% by 2030-2035, increasing pressure on the public sector
  •  PHA is calling for the restoration of the PHI rebate to 30% for low and middle-income earners
  •  Healthcare affordability, ensuring patients are provided with the “right care”– right patient, right setting, right time
  •  A more affordable and accessible dental health system has meant health funds have been able to reduce out-of-pocket costs for consumers

9:35 am

  •  Working with a regulator wanting to “ratchet up the mongrel” (Byers evidence to FSRC)
  •  Bedding down recent regulatory changes…and bracing for more

10:10 am

  •  Overview of the New Zealand health and private insurance systems
  •  Operating in a market with no government incentives
  •  The private health proposition
  •  The Southern Cross strategy

10:45 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:15 am

  •  Results presented of low-value care (eg prevalence, costs) for 3 state health departments and 4 PHI funds
  •  Discuss how this national safety and quality agenda can be advanced from a policy perspective
  •  Can this coordinated effort help drive reforms that allow PHI funds more leverage to reduce low-value care?

11:55 am

APRA’s review of the private health insurance capital framework

Peter Kohlhagen, Senior Manager Policy Development, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

12:30 pm

How technology is bringing the health system to the Doctor

Rami Weiss, CEO, HealthShare

12:50 pm

Lunch and networking break

2:25 pm

  •  Enabling context, policy and institutions for value and patient-centred care
  •  Measuring outcomes and costs
  •  Paying for outcomes

3:45 pm

Networking and refreshment break

4:10 pm

The headwinds confronting PHI and opportunities to grow participation

Matthew Koce, CEO, Members Health Fund Alliance and Member of the Federal Government’s Private Health Ministerial Advisory Committee Alliance

4:45 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION | CEO/Senior leader panel

Shaun Gath, Principal, Narrabundah Partners

Nick Astwick, CEO, Southern Cross Health Society, New Zealand

Kate Munnings, Chief Operating Officer, Ramsay Health Care

Matthew Koce, CEO, Members Health Fund Alliance and Member of the Federal Government’s Private Health Ministerial Advisory Committee Alliance

Rhod McKensey, Group Executive, Australian Residents Health Insurance, nib Group

5:30 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

5:35 pm

Networking Function

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Chris Zinn, CEO, PHIIA

9:35 am

  •  Update on status of ABF in the public hospital system
  •  Introduction of safety and quality into the national pricing model
  •  Future directions for hospital funding model development

10:10 am

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10:35 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:05 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Out-of-pocket medical costs

Professor Brendan Murphy, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health

11:40 am

  • Impact of private patients in public hospitals
    Why private patients use public hospitals? What’s in it for members/Drs/hospitals?
  • Why the increase in recent years and varying levels in States?
  • Solutions-How can/should it be implemented and monitored? Consequences/ramifications

12:25 pm

Trends in health and care

Vinay Chand, Managing Director, Health Solutions, Civica

12:45 pm

Lunch and networking break

1:45 pm

  •  What does comparison deliver?
  •  How do they compare?
  •  What do they choose?

2:20 pm

  •  Creating solutions to non-traditional competitors…and fast
  •  Industry pivot-Helping people when they are well

2:55 pm

  •  Opportunities and the value of data (for example, MyHealthRecord, member surveys of providers, out of pocket expenses etc)
  •  Restrictions on use of data (various laws that restrict use or impose obligations on management of data)
  •  Risks to sensitive data and Prudential Standard CPS 234 Information Security
  •  Gaining member trust as custodians of valuable health data

3:40 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

3:45 pm

End of summit

pricing

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2 Day Conference + Workshop$3695+GSTEarly Bird
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Package(Two Days)$2495+GSTEarly Bird

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speakers

Shaun Gath

Principal, Narrabundah Partners

Dr Rachel David

Chief Executive, Private Healthcare Australia

Nick Astwick

CEO, Southern Cross Health Society, New Zealand

Professor Adam Elshaug

HCF Research Foundation Professorial Fellow and Co-Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney

Peter Kohlhagen

Senior Manager Policy Development, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Rami Weiss

CEO, HealthShare

Justin James

Director, Customer Growth, Bupa, Australia & NZ Chris Zinn, CEO, PHIIA

Alison Verhoeven

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association

Matthew Koce

CEO, Members Health Fund Alliance and Member of the Federal Government’s Private Health Ministerial Advisory Committee Alliance

Kate Munnings

Chief Operating Officer, Ramsay Health Care

Rhod McKensey

Group Executive, Australian Residents Health Insurance, nib Group

Chris Zinn

CEO, PHIIA

John Biviano

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Director Fellowship and Standards, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

James Downie

CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Matt Parkinson

GM Sales & Solutions, Computershare

Professor Brendan Murphy

Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health

Joanna Green

Principal, HIVE Legal

Jacqueline Ball

Executive Director of Government Relations, NSW Health

Vinay Chand

Managing Director, Health Solutions, Civica

Cindy Shay

Director Health Partnerships and Innovation, Bupa, Australia & NZ

Ella Cannon

Senior Associate, HIVE Legal

Riaan Rheeder

Managing Director, Sharecare Australia and New Zealand

Brendan Mills

Chief Information Officer, nib Group

Workshop

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP | 4 JUNE 2019
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
www.rydges.com/accommodation/sydney-nsw/world-square-sydney-cbd

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