Health

Court finds breast imaging provider engaged in misleading conduct

The Federal Court has found that breast imaging provider Breast Check Pty Ltd (now called PO Health Professionals Pty Ltd) engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false representations about the devices used in its breast imaging services, in proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Former director, Dr Alexandra Boyd was also found to have been knowingly concerned in Breast Check’s conduct.

Private health insurance report 2012-13

This is the fifteenth report prepared by the ACCC in compliance with an order agreed to by the Australian Senate on 25 March 1999 and amended on 18 September 2002.

Tobacco graphic health warnings: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of the new health warning labelling requirements for tobacco products.

Review of Australian specialist medical colleges

This is a joint review by the ACCC and the AHWOC examining issues of mutual concern to specialist medical colleges and health authorities.

Private health insurance report July to December 1999

Report to the Australian Senate on anti-competitive and other practices by health funds and providers in relation to private health insurance, July to December 1999.

Private health insurance report January to June 2000

Report to the Australian Senate on anti-competitive and other practices by health funds and providers in relation to private health insurance, January to June 2000.

Private health insurance report 2000-01

Report to the Australian Senate on anti-competitive and other practices by health funds and providers in relation to private health insurance, 1 July 2000 to 30 June 2001.