It is ironic that the average working Registered Nurse working in a private hospital can not afford private health insurance to receive care that is provided by that nurse. Healthcare services need to be accessible by everyone even if it means increased taxes for that purpose. The healthcare system must be forward moving only.
The wrong question. A Royal Commission into healthcare services is needed, similar to the banking RC, to bring to light the unnecessary test, procedures and operations that are carried out. A Best Interest Duty, similar to what the Future of Financial Advice (2013) FOFA reforms brought to financial planning industry.
I think that if people who are paying for private health need to actually be fully covered or more covered than what they currently are.
People you aren’t paying anything are fully covered and to me that just doesn’t make sense.
It’s us the tax payers that pay for both our own health insurance and also public patients.
Yet we are still having to pay extra on top of our health insurance plus tax.
We just need a little more cover
I think there should definitely be more government funding specifically for those within a lower economic status, however, if people wish to choose private hospitals and healthcare services there should be a range of options available also.
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