Activity Based Funding Conference

Innovation and collaboration: Activity based funding for sustainability in health care

5 – 6 May 2022 | Virtual and free

Key dates

1 Mar 2022

Abstract authors notified of status

28 Apr 2022

Virtual portal opens

2 May 2022

Registrations close

5 – 6 May 2022

Conference dates

Celebrating the success of the Activity Based Funding Conference 2022

Health professionals from around Australia and across the world came together for the ninth Activity Based Funding Conference series. In May 2022, 47 people shared their research and insights to drive improvements in the delivery of healthcare services.

IHPA was pleased to welcome 2,371 delegates who explored the applications of public hospital pricing and funding across a diverse range of discussion topics including value- based care, sustainability in health care, classification development, costing, coding and documentation, and data analytics and benchmarking.

Recap sessions from 2022

The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority — The next 10 years

Mr David Tune AO PSM, Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Sustainability in health care, an indigenous perspective – Dr Amohia Boulton

Dr Amohia Boulton, Director of Whakauae Research Services, New Zealand

Launch of the National Benchmarking Portal

Dr Sarah Neville, Director, Analytics, IHPA and Prof Kees van Gool, Executive Director, Pricing and Funding, IHPA

Development in the hospital payment system for the national health

Mr Martin Campbell, Deputy Director, Payment Development, National Health Service, England

International perspectives and applications of activity based funding

Panel session in collaboration with Patient Classification Systems International

Increasing quality clinical care reducing low value health care

Prof Paul Glasziou AO, Director, Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Bond University

Health care variation and the National Health Reform Agreement Addendum

Prof Anne Duggan, Chief Medical Officer, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Measuring frailty to capture patient complexity

Prof Ruth Hubbard, Masonic Chair of Geriatric Medicine, University of Queensland

Clinical and strategic improvements in health care through activity based funding

Panel session


The Activity Based Funding Conference 2022 was delivered digitally through a dedicated virtual event portal.

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