Competition in the Australia PHI Market

Cover 130603-Competition-in-the-Australian-PHI-market-RP13 June 2013 report

For the Private Health Insurance Administration Council (PHIAC), CIE undertook a review of competition issues in the private health insurance sector to help develop a future work program for the newly established Premiums and Competition Unit with PHIAC.  The review involved extensive stakeholder consultation and considered how the regulatory framework for PHI effects sector efficiency and outcomes for consumers and how changes in and to insure’ incentives might improve the role of private health insurance in the broader system of healthcare financing in Australia.

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