Wednesday 21 February 2018

Hard-hit families cling on to cover as regulator's advice is openly discarded

The cost of health insurance has doubled in the past two years
The cost of health insurance has doubled in the past two years
Charlie Weston

Charlie Weston

YOU have to wonder just how insulated from the cruel realities of the downturn are the senior officials in the Department of Health.

The revelation that the Department overruled the state regulator for health insurance is extraordinary on many levels.

Why have an independent regulator if you are then going to discard its advice?

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