Original article by Sarah-Jane Tasker
The Australian – Page: 21 : 7-Mar-19
Private health insurance industry executives have urged the federal government to exempt employer-sponsored health insurance from the fringe benefits tax regime. Medicare CEO Craig Drummond argues that such a move would help reduce the strain on the health system, a view shared by HBF CEO John Van Der Wielen. Members Health Fund Alliance CEO Matthew Koce questions why salary packaging can include cars but not health insurance policies.
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