TITLE

Nine failures of private health insurance

PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Lamp;May2014, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article lists several failures of private health insurance in Australia. Topics covered include the private health insurance (PHI) spending of households in the top 20 percent income range, a comparison between private funds and the Commonwealth as single buyer of pharmaceuticals, and the administrative cost of PHI funds. Also illustrated is the potential negative economic consequence of PHI.
ACCESSION #
96315813

 

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