Watchdog green-lights Honeysuckle Health mega-deal

The new buying group will deliver lower insurance premiums and improved services to consumers, the commission says

The AMA has lost its battle to stop a buying group for private health funds, with the competition watchdog finding no evidence it would lead to “US-style” managed healthcare.

Dr Omar Khorshid
Dr Omar Khorshid.

The approval paves the way for health fund nib and analytics firm Honeysuckle Health to collectively negotiate and manage contracts with doctors