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Non-reimbursement for preventable health care-acquired conditions

Linda Swan
Med J Aust 2016; 205 (1): 42. || doi: 10.5694/mja16.00323
Published online: 4 July 2016

Medibank supports the statement made by Davis that “current best practice is to proactively produce a health care environment in which controllable factors, such as inevitable errors and systematic failures, do not reach patients”.1 Contrary to Davis’s other claims, however, the efforts made by Medibank to enhance the quality of care for our members align with this practice.

  • Linda Swan

  • Medibank Private, Sydney, NSW


Competing interests:

I am the Chief Medical Officer of Medibank Private.

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