Out-of-pocket expenses prompt calls for inquiry into private health insurance in Australia

Breast cancer patients are frequently incurring more than $10,000 in out-of-pocket medical expenses, a new survey shows, prompting renewed calls for an inquiry into Australia’s private health insurance system.

A survey of 1,200 people, conducted by the Consumers Health Forum of Australia, showed significant out-of-pocket expenses were becoming the norm for many patients, including for those with private health insurance.

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