2011 Interviews & Transcripts



Dr Michael Armitage talks to 4BC re Federal Government plan to wipe out part of Private Health Insurance Subsidy

23 August 2011

Michael Armitage, the Chief Executive of the Australian Health Insurance Association, says a report has shown that the Federal Government’s new plan to wipe out part of the subsidy for private health insurance will increase the average waiting time in the public sector from 65 days to 259 days. He argues that by paying for private health insurance, he creates shorter queues in the public health system for those who can’t afford to go private.… Read more

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Dr Michael Armitage talks to 2UE Re Government plans to remove Private Health Rebate

16 August 2011

Michael Armitage of the Australian Health Insurance Association talks about the Federal Government’s plans to remove the private health rebate.Interviewees: Michael Armitage, Australian Health Insurance Association… Read more

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