Stakeholders have been invited to provide submissions to the Department of Health after Minister Ley announced the consultation process in October.
The Guild’s submission covers a range of issues surrounding private health insurance including the complexity of the industry and the need for a structure to help manage risk.
“With the onset of complex,
“Like hospital costs, they are treatments that many patients cannot reasonably be expected to access from their existing financial resources and should be insurable, possibly through a form of trauma insurance.
“At the moment, the current claim limits are totally inadequate in terms of meeting a reasonable proportion of the costs of these expensive, non-PBS
The submissions also
“Patients should be able to insure themselves at levels that
Download the Guild’s Submission to the Federal Government’s Private Health Insurance Review.
To learn more about the government’s consultation process, visit the Department of Health website.