Media Release

Quality care delivered outside of hospital: new data on the Medibank at Home program

Amplar Health is part of the Medibank group. This media release was originally posted on the Medibank website. This is an excerpt only and the full release can be viewed here.

The number of dialysis at home services provided to Medibank customers has increased by 88%, with a 77% spike in new enrolments since February, driven by the COVID-19 health emergency.

On any given weekday, around 45 Medibank customers are now receiving haemodialysis at home instead of hospital, representing the highest enrolments since the trial started two years ago.

There was also an 102% increase in Medibank customers receiving chemotherapy treatment and medical infusions at home between February and July 2020.

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