Is health insurance actually worth it?

A recent survey from Finder found that as many as three million Australians may ditch their private health insurance this year. With premiums rising every year and many Aussies tightening their belts where they can, is health insurance still worth it?

Gemma Acton is the Network Finance Editor for 7NEWS, filing stories on money and the economy. Gemma has more than 18 years' experience in the finance sector, working for companies such as Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, as well as a correspondent for CNBC. She regularly appears on 7NEWS bulletins across Australia, Sunrise, The Morning Show and The Latest.

Host: Gemma Acton

Guest: Tim Bennett, health insurance expert - Finder

Guest: Dr Omar Khorshid, Australian Medical Association President 

Anchor/Producer: Damien Haffenden

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