The cost of health care

The cost of healthcare is something which affects just about every Australian. The cost of health insurance premiums, paying for medical treatment, out of pocket costs for health services... it's complex and navigating the system can be stressful.

According to a survey by consumer group Choice, private health insurance is now the greatest financial concern for Australian families.

Bupa is working hard to minimise the cost of health insurance premiums, but in order to do that it needs to find ways to tackle the rising cost of delivering healthcare.

Here, we look at news and information addressing the healthcare affordability crisis, what are the factors driving prices up, and what's being done to try to bring them back down. 

Health Care Affordability