The 165 adverse events Medibank Private doesn't want to cover

MEDIBANK Private has revealed its list of 165 “adverse events” for which it wants to avoid paying benefits to private hospitals, saying the step will avert “confusion” among doctors and patients. 

The private health insurance market leader says it will also offer a new independent review process for hospitals to back up their claims in the event of a dispute over allegedly avoidable errors. 

The announcements came ahead of a last-ditch attempt by Medibank and the Calvary private hospital group to resolve their long