The latest article for Croakey Health Media by our CEO, Margaret Faux, discussing the Private Healthcare Australia proposal to criminalise surprise split medical bills. Arguing this is an ill-conceived, non-evidence-based overreach, that does not fit within the proper role of the criminal law.
Consumers of course need protection from surprise split medical bills but there is much we can do to achieve this without putting doctors in jail.
Full credit to Croakey Health Media. Read the full piece here – Criminalising split medical bills? We are in la la land! – Croakey Health Media