Saturday, 25 May 2019

Private health insurance and natural remedies

From April 1, natural therapies like yoga, pilates and homeopathy will be removed from the definition of private health insurance general treatment and will no longer receive a government rebate.

How did this come about? And will this make private health cover less attractive?

Eta Brand is President of the Australian Naturopathic Practitioners Association, Associate Professor Ken Harvey is a public health physician at Monash University and Dr Rachel David is CEO of Private Healthcare Australia, representing 20 health funds.


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