Market failure: private health insurance only worth it for 'the pregnant, the rich and the sick'

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Late last year the Federal Health minister, Sussan Ley, acknowledged that the private health insurance system was in need of reform and consulted widely with consumers and other interested groups. More than 40,000 people also responded to an online survey.

A spokesman for Ley tells Guardian Australia that almost two hundred written submissions were received from interest groups during that process, and that Ley is currently considering a summary of those reports.

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