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Q&A webinar series

The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) is pleased to release a webinar series as part of its educational offering for local and international health professionals.

The seven-part series will delivered online over the next 12 months. 

Each session in the series will address key learning outcomes, and in particular, highlighting the fundamental building blocks relating to activity based funding and where stakeholders’ roles fit within the life-cycle of the project.

The live webinars will provide health professionals with the opportunity to engage directly with IHPA senior leaders, technical advisors and industry experts to learn more about how their work supports pricing and funding of public hospital services in Australia.

Each session will be delivered through an interactive virtual portal and will include:

  • one 20 to 45 minute introductory presentation, providing detailed education on the core themes to be discussed in the live webinar, which is released three weeks in advance
  • one 60 minute live Q&A webinar, with a 10 to 15 minute introduction and 45 minutes to ask direct questions of the speakers.


The timeline below outlines the topics and dates of each session in the series. 

Session Date Topic Access
Session one 22 June 2021 Contributing to the future of pricing policy Access the recording on YouTube
Session two 18 August 2021 Pricing and funding for improved safety and quality Access the recording on YouTube
Session three 20 October 2021 Enabling clinically meaningful classification development Access the recording on YouTube
Session four 14 December 2021 Insight into patient costing data Subscribe to our mailing list to be the first to hear when registrations are open
Session five 16 February 2022 Data collection
Session six 20 April 2022 Pricing
Session seven 29 June 2022 Policy development; innovative funding models    

If you have any questions about the webinar series, please contact IHPA Communications at communications.ihpa [at]

Event Start: 
22 June 2021 -
Event End: 
29 June 2022
Delivered digitally