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Private health insurance reforms – increasing voluntary maximum excess levels

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Publication date: 
17 February 2019
Last updated: 
18 February 2019
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

As part of the new private health insurance reforms, health insurers are able to offer policies with higher excesses than currently available. These policies will have lower premiums.

This fact sheet explains:

  • why this is important
  • who will benefit
  • what impact this change will have on private health insurance