Health Insurance

Struggling to understand how private health insurance works, who is covered on your policy and what exactly is covered? Or are you simply struggling to understand which policy is best to suit your needs?

Reading this handy PDF compiled by the Private Health Insurance Ombusman should help answer some of your questions.

 

Consumers are being ‘scammed’

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Consumers are being ‘scammed’

Government bid to simplify private health cover has failed, says CHOICE.

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Aged blamed for price pain

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Aged blamed for price pain

Funds blame an ageing population and a failure to attract new members.

Plan to subsidise the sick

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Plan to subsidise the sick

Paper urges Government to subsidise sicker Australians’ health insurance costs.

Private health insurer in hot water

Private health insurer in hot water

Private health insurer in hot water

The ACCC has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Medibank Private.

Private health insurance exodus

Private health insurance exodus

Private health insurance exodus

‘Of course it’s concerning, we know people are finding it hard to cover the cost ...

Health insurance in ‘death spiral’

Health insurance in ‘death spiral’

Health insurance in ‘death spiral’

NIB boss wants Medicare abolished.

Is it time for universal dental care?

Is it time for universal dental care?

Is it time for universal dental care?

Calls for introduction of a Medicare-style universal insurance scheme for primary dental care.

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