14
January
2019
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05:46
Australia/Melbourne

Bupa awarded ADF Health Services Contract

Bupa confirmed today it has been awarded a contract to provide an integrated health care system to the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Richard Bowden, Bupa’s Chief Executive Officer, said the ADF Health Services Contract would see Bupa responsible for supporting the provision of end to end health care to Defence personnel.

“Bupa is delighted to have been selected to provide this service and we look forward to leveraging our network of care providers to deliver health outcomes for the Australian Defence Force community,” Mr Bowden said.

“This complements the care we provide for more than five million Australians every day as both a health insurer and care provider through our dental, optical, audiology and medical assessment clinics.”

The handover between the incumbent and Bupa will take place over the next six months with the contract commencing on 1 July 2019.

“Our first priority is ensuring the people and processes are in place to allow for an orderly transition and continued health care to ADF personnel,” Mr Bowden said.

“Information on the range of health and administrative positions that will be available is on www.bupa.com.au/adf-hsc and we invite contact from anyone who is interested in being part of this exciting health care environment.

“Bupa will provide stakeholders with further information on the ADF Health Services Contract and we look forward to a productive relationship,” Mr Bowden said.

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