Australian Government to review reforms

 

Australian Health Minister, Ms Sussan Ley, has agreed to look at private health reforms to make medical insurance less expensive, amid concerns rising premiums have undermined the sector and threaten to put further pressure on public hospitals

According to The Australian newspaper the review will include examination of the cap on excess levels and if these should be lifted to discourage unnecessary treatments and thereby reduce costs to both the insurer and the policyholder.

Source: Asia Insurance Review

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