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Important Government Changes to Private Health Insurance

You’ve heard a lot of talk about the private health insurance reforms for 2019/2020. Some of these changes have already come into effect, while others like the gold, silver and bronze health insurance tiers only has to be implemented by 1 April 2020.

The Real Reason Private Health Insurance Premiums Keep Rising

There are only 31 days left before health insurance premiums will rise by an average of 3.95%. The number of people who can afford to pay health insurance premiums has reached a new low with only 46.5% of Australians having private health insurance hospital cover, according to APRA’s 2017 quarterly statistics.

Kogan.com Officially Launches Health Insurance

Online retailer Kogan.com and health insurer ahm are now offering budget-friendly health insurance policies under the new brand ‘Kogan Health’. The agreement between Medibank’s wholly owned subsidiary Australian Health Management (ahm) and Kogan.com will be for an initial three year period.