August, 2014

ADA cautions Senate about health insurers

Senator Richard Di Natale’s bill seeks to close a potential loop hole in the law which may permit the opening up of Australia’s universal primary health care system to the private health insurance industry.

A clear message was delivered by the Australian Dental Association (ADA) to Senators at the Inquiry into the Private Health Insurance Amendment (GP Services) Bill last week in Sydney. Patient choice will be eroded and clinical autonomy of practitioners will […]