Report

Private Health Insurance Amendment (GP Services) Bill 2014

4 September 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-082-7

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 9KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 25KB)

Purpose and key provision
Conduct of the inquiry
Acknowledgement
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 78KB)

Role of private health insurance in primary care
Potential for a two-tiered Australian health system
Spirit and intent of the Act and the Health Insurance Act 1973
Possible unintended consequences of the Bill
Term 'private health insurance policies' within the Act
Committee view

Labor Senators' Additional Comments (PDF 10KB)
Greens' Senators Dissenting Report (PDF 55KB)

Threat to Medicare
PHI rationale questionable
Unintended Consequences
Term 'private health insurance policies' within the Act

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 7KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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