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Private health insurers accused of misleading consumers about public hospitals

Posted 03 March 2016

The VHA is outraged that, at a time when private health insurers are raising premiums, they seek to reduce benefit payments for their members, shift the cost of healthcare delivery to taxpayers and put our public health system under even more strain.

The VHA has been negotiating on behalf of members about private health insurers directing their members to seek admission to public hospitals as public patients, rather than using their private health insurance.

The VHA spoke to The Age newspaper: Read the story here

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