Run for cover now or later? The impact of premiums, threats and deadlines on private health insurance in Australia

@article{Ellis2008RunFC,
  title={Run for cover now or later? The impact of premiums, threats and deadlines on private health insurance in Australia},
  author={Randall P. Ellis and Elizabeth M Savage},
  journal={International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={257-277}
}
Between 1997 and 2000 the Australian government introduced three policy reforms that aimed to increase private health insurance coverage and reduce public hospital demand. The first provided income-based tax incentives; the second gave an across-the-board 30% premium subsidy; and the third introduced selective age-based premium increases for those enrolling… CONTINUE READING