A paid service
As an alternative to private health insurance.
Could public health provide a Health+ paid service where you could get some of the benefits of more basic insurance.
I.e reduced wait times and access to slightly broader range of services.
Why the contribution is important
When we've used our health insurance, we see the same specialists we would see via public health.
It could bring in a lot of extra money into a dhb - As a family of 3, we pay almost $300/month to southern cross for pretty basic insurance. Any service we are likely to claim on could be provided by a public hospital and I would far rather my premiums go to helping others instead of paying for fancy under utilised hospitals and non medical insurance admin staff.
by CasseyW on April 14, 2023 at 07:44AM