GloHealth wants levy amended

30th August, 2015

The Department of Health should amend the health insurance levy to reduce its impact on consumers on entry-level plans, according to health insurer GloHealth.

In a submission sent to the Department of Health and the European Commission, the company called for the levy to be changed to improve affordability in the market. It described the levy, which was introduced in 2009, as “a total failure”.

“Instead of fixing a problem, it has created more...

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