Health, Politics and activism, Ranting

Health insurance

The Medicare levy surcharge is, in my opinion, an stupid tax designed to force some people into getting private health insurance, whether they want it or not, by taxing them more than the cost of the premium if they don't, all in order to subsidise the otherwise unprofitable private health industry. I earn enough to be stung by it, but with the insurers bumping up premiums, it's getting close t