Millions of Australians are expected to dump or downgrade their health insurance before premiums rise next month.
The average price of insurance for families will rise by around $200 a year from April 1, forcing many to reconsider their cover.
News Corp reports a Galaxy survey found eight out of 10 health fund members will reconsider their coverage.
An estimated 10,000 people have already dropped their health cover due to rising costs.
The federal government has defended the incoming increase, saying it’s the lowest in a decade.