Owler troubled by government stance on health insurance

The AMA has expressed concern that Australia is moving towards a US-style of health care after the Turnbull government signalled it would remove “inefficient” regulation of health insurance.

Health minister Sussan Ley has announced she will be seeking public feedback on private health insurance as part of a review led by the health department.

While she insists she does not have a predetermined view of what the review should recommend, she wants to explore “opportunities to amend unnecessary and inefficient regulation which