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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. Officially Launches Health Insurance

Online retailer 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 will be for an initial three year period.