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.
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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.