More Government tax incentives for health insurance?

Consumer Health Forum

30 January 2018 - While in the real world consumers struggle to meet private health care costs, health funds are hoping for yet more government help.

A mix of Government subsidies and regulatory protection appear to have sheltered health funds from market realities, not least the feedback from exasperated members who are reporting with increasing vehemence their concerns about the poor value their health insurance provides.

How else do you explain the suggestion from the industry that an even bigger tax is required to prod higher income earners into taking out insurance?

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Michael Wonder

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Michael Wonder