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Affordability, access and equity: the issue of private health insurance

In an opinion piece written for Health Voices, the journal of the Consumers Health Forum of Australia, Professor Malcolm Hopwood explores the private health insurance industry’s coverage for mental illness.

He asks 'Is it morally justifiable for insurance companies not to cover such a large percentage of the burden of disease?'

Professor Hopwood is a Melbourne psychiatrist.

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