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Medibank Private and HSA Join to Create Better Health Solutions
Date:2/27/2009

Both Medibank Private and Health Services Australia (HSA) have welcomed the Australian Government's announcement of plans to bring the two GBEs together.

Melbourne, VIC (PRWEB) February 27, 2009 -- Both Medibank Private and Health Services Australia (HSA) have welcomed the Australian Government's announcement of plans to bring the two GBEs together to create a national organisation providing health insurance and health services.

Both companies confirmed they had been exploring opportunities for some time and believe the amalgamation has benefits for the Government and customers, and strengthened the future of both organisations.

Medibank Private is the largest Australian-owned private health insurer with more than three million members under private health insurance and diversified travel insurance, life insurance, and pet insurance. HSA is one of Australia's leading providers of occupational and travel health services to government and corporate Australia. It operates services including health assessments, workplace health and injury prevention, rehabilitation case management and return to work programs.

Medibank Private Managing Director, Mr. George Savvides, said that joining the two government bodies made sense from a government and
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