Published: 22 May 2019
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released its quarterly private health insurance publications for the March 2019 quarter.
The reports provide industry aggregate summaries of key financial and membership statistics for the private health insurance industry. Australians continue to take advantage of high-quality private hospital care, as patient admissions grow, despite private health insurance participation dropping.
The first quarter of 2019 shows an increase in patients accessing private hospitals, up by more than 70,000 in the year, according to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) data released yesterday.