Reality bites on universal health insurance

The death of universal health insurance did not come as a shock, with experts now predicting further price hikes ahead

22nd November, 2015

Reality finally took hold last week, when the government had to admit that its ambitious plan for universal health insurance was simply too expensive, a fact that came as a shock to no one in the health insurance market.

In fact, the only shock for the market was that it took the government so long to realise it.

A research report published by the ESRI last week revealed that the model of universal health insurance...

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