Employers can help employees with the rising price of private health insurance by shouldering some of the costs.
Corporate health insurance can be an effective way of keeping the staff you can’t afford to lose. However, introducing a plan may be complex and challenging, and sometimes doing so can cost more than you’d thought. We have a look at these challenges and suggest solutions.
Health insurance premiums are are set to increase on April 1 and some industry commentators have taken this chance to criticise health funds, labelling them greedy and the increases excessive. Is this really the case, and what’s driving these premium increases?
Basic health insurance cover has recently garnered considerable media attention, with some commentators questions its value. In response we look at the reason why some consumers prefer basic cover, as well as the essential role it plays in the proper functioning of the health insurance market.