Opinion Charlie Weston

Thursday 17 August 2017

Latest wheeze to extract more money is almost certain to backfire

Charlie Weston

Charlie Weston

WHY bother paying for health insurance? That will be the reaction of many people.

And it is all thanks to the mandarins and the minister in the Department of Health.

The latest wheeze to extract money from those with health insurance is to charge anyone who enters a public hospital, and who has insurance, for treatment. This will happen whether they get a public, a private or a semi-private, bed.

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