Description of Conduct

On 28 February 2012 the Private Hospital Collective Bargaining Group (PHCBG) applied for authorisation to collectively negotiate contract terms on behalf of independent private hospitals and small private hospital groups with medical suppliers and other businesses such as health insurers, and to share certain information for the purpose of benchmarking.

On 20 August 2012 the ACCC issued a determination granting conditional authorisation until 11 September 2017.

A copy of the ACCC's determination is available by following the links below.


  • Private Hospital Collective Bargaining Group

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91293


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