Author name: Reece Frazier

Reece has 20 years of strategic and operational experience in technology, marketing, HR and product functions whilst designing strategic solutions and delivering programs to bring new products and services to competitive markets. He has a diverse range of executive-level projects for multiple industries and government agencies, including QSuper, Suncorp, Department of Finance, Department of Defence and Articulate.

Health Savings Account (HSA) provider urges the government to include HSAs in healthcare reform

The healthcare system is grappling with an affordability crisis, signalling the urgent need for reform. Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) have the potential to become a third pillar supporting the long-term sustainability of healthcare. The ExtrasJar HSA report presents a detailed roadmap for leveraging HSAs to address these challenges. By implementing the report’s 13 recommendations, HSAs can empower individuals to manage their healthcare finances, encourage preventive healthcare, and pave the way for a healthier, more sustainable future for Australia.

The Benefits of Self-Insurance for My Health

In today’s uncertain world, taking control of our health is more important than ever. One way to do that is through self-insurance. By understanding and embracing self-insurance, we not only gain financial advantages, but also enjoy the numerous health and psychological benefits it offers. In this article, we will explore the concept of self-insurance, its mechanics, and how it can positively impact our well-being.

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Annual Excess versus Per Visit Excess, What’s the difference?

In the world of pet insurance, understanding terms like “annual excess” and “per visit excess” is essential to make informed decisions about your coverage. These concepts are similar to those found in human health insurance, but they apply to your beloved pets and their healthcare expenses. Let’s explore the differences between these two types of excess and provide some practical examples.

Understanding the Medicare Levy Surcharge

Understanding the Medicare Levy Surcharge: Hospital Cover vs. Extras Cover

When it comes to managing your health insurance in Australia, it’s essential to understand the nuances of the Medicare Levy Surcharge (MLS) and how it relates to your private health insurance coverage. The MLS is a tax designed to encourage higher-income earners to take up private health insurance, but the rules can be a bit complex. In this blog post, we’ll explore the differences between hospital cover and extras cover, and how they relate to the Medicare Levy Surcharge.