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The pasts and futures of private health insurance in Australia

Quinn, Casey

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By 1997 only about 30% of the population in Australia was covered by private health insurance. Using what has been labelled a ‘carrot and stick’ approach, the government implemented three policies to alternatively entice and coerce Australians into joining private health funds. These were the Private Health Insurance Incentives Scheme, the Private Health Insurance Incentives Act 1998 and lifetime community rating. They were of two basic types: financial incentives based upon subsidies and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/41231
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/41231

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