Private Health Insurance

Private Health Insurance

News has centred this week on a new private health insurance policy the Labor Party will take to the next election. The Productivity Commission (PC) will be asked to review of the private health system to improve the value, quality and affordability of health insurance. In the meantime annual PHI premium rises would be capped at 2% for 2 years.

News Coverage

The Guardian - Labor promises to cap health insurance premium rises at 2% for two years

The Guardian - Is private health insurance a con? The answer is in the graphs

The Conversation - Private health insurance rebates don’t serve their purpose. Let’s talk about scrapping them

The Conversation - Labor’s 2% cap on private health insurance premium rises won’t fix affordability

The Australian Financial Review - Private health costs won't be fixed by Bill Shorten's naive populism

IAN McAULEY. Has Labor lost its nerve on private health insurance?