Posts Tagged ‘30% Rebate’
Thank you for your continued support of the 30 % Rebate and Private Health Insurance.
Unfortunately, the legislation to means test the rebate passed through the lower house today and now an uncertain period lies … Read more
Private Healthcare Australia warns that an uncertain period lies ahead for Australia’s health system.… Read more
Our new name is ‘Private Healthcare Australia’.
We used to be the AHIA, but no longer!
We still represent the Private Health Insurance industry and the millions of Australians who have chosen Private Healthcare Cover … Read more
The growth in the Private Health Insurance sector should send a signal to Government that Private Health Insurance is popular in the electorate; that the system is working; and the Government should maintain the existing … Read more
In the 2011 Budget the government confirmed its commitment to push ahead with the 2009 Budget measure to propose that the 30% rebate on the premiums paid by private health insurance holders would be subject to a means test.… Read more
To encourage people to take out private health insurance, the Federal Government introduced a 30% rebate in January 1999. For every dollar you pay towards your private health insurance, the Federal Government will give you 30 cents back.… Read more
Private health insurance plays an important part in delivering Australians access to world-class care. Last year private health funds paid $12.4 billion in benefits towards the healthcare of the
11.7 million Australians with private health cover.
By proposing to means-test the 30% Rebate, the Minister for Health and Ageing will make healthcare less affordable for all Australians, and by her own admission, add more pressure to our public hospitals.… Read more
A new Report into the impact of the Government’s policy to means-test the 30% Rebate on Private Health Insurance has concluded that the policy will have a negative impact across the entire Australian health system.… Read more