09 December, 2019

Cura Day Hospitals Group Announces Executive Appointment of Contract Manager - Health Funds

Cura Day Hospitals Group today announced the appointment of Emma Bognar to the role of Contract Manager - Health Funds commencing Monday 9th December 2019.

In addition to analysis and negotiations, the newly created role will also encompass audits, claims reviews and training for the Group’s 22 individual day hospitals.

Emma has joined Cura Day Hospitals Group most recently from Healthscope, where she worked as National Contract Manager, and prior to this held the position of Hospital Contract Manager for NIB Health Funds.

Chief Executive Officer, Peter Freeleagus, said that the appointment of a dedicated position brings a new era for relationships between health funds and Cura Day Hospitals Group.   

“Emma has had an extensive career in the health care industry at senior levels, and we are delighted to welcome her to the management team,” said Mr Freeleagus.

Emma comes from an intensive care nursing background and has been involved in a number of committees including:

AROC Management Advisory Group;
APHA Psychiatric Committee;
APHA Rehabilitation Committee;
PLAC Prosthesis List Advisory Committee - ministerial appointment.

Emma had also been the Previous Chair of the National Procedure Banding Committee.

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For further information:
Peter Freeleagus, Chief Executive Officer
Cura Day Hospitals Group

About Cura Day Hospitals Group
Cura is an independent, privately owned company establishing itself as a leading provider of hospital care in Australia. It is also the largest day hospital company in Australia and currently owns 22 leading facilities, that are utilised by over 700 Doctors, across 7 states and territories. The experience of Cura’s management team, supported by a global health company and a well-recognised capital funding organisation, has enabled Cura to firmly establish its position within the health care sector.


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