Lifetime Health Cover Loading & Medicare Levy Surcharge – what this really means to you

It’s almost June 30 – what do I do? It’s the End of Financial year and each year you may hear about “Lifetime Health Cover Loading” or “LHC” but what does this really mean to you? The Lifetime Health Cover Loading initiative penalises any Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents who do not take out Private […]

Should I cancel my health insurance? Read this first.

An interesting article appeared in Fairfax newspapers that suggested that people do not need private health insurance. If you are considering cancelling your health insurance policy on the back of this bold advice, it is worth considering a few very important points. Australia is incredibly lucky to have a strong public health system that protects those […]