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Private health insurance – what’s changing on April 1?

Australians with private health insurance will see their premiums rise on April 1, as well as some big reforms to the health insurance system. Here's what you need to know.

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Abortion

An abortion (termination) is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so it does not result in the birth of a baby.

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Australia’s healthcare system

The Australian healthcare system can sometimes seem confusing. This information will help you understand the types of service available.

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Health Care Homes program

Health Care Homes are designed to coordinate healthcare for people with long-term, complex health conditions.

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Mental health care plan

A mental health care plan is a plan for people with a mental health disorder created by your doctor, outlining the goals for your treatment.

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Primary health networks (PHNs)

Primary health networks (PHNs) were set up to improve patient care and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care. Learn more about the role of PHNs.

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Caring for someone with a mental health disorder

Caring for someone with mental health problems brings unique challenges. Communication can be a struggle for many, while you yourself will need support.

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Community nursing

Trusted information about community nursing from leading Australian health organisations, including links to palliative care and costs of care.

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Cost of dental care

Dental care can be expensive and patients must often pay for it themselves. This article explains the different ways in which to pay for dental care.

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Foot care

Some health conditions can affect the health of your feet, so it's important to care for them as part of managing your health and wellbeing. Find out more about foot care by reading our page.

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