When it comes to making a purchase, most consumers can shop around for the best price – so why shouldn’t we be able to ask for a better price for our healthcare? “There was an unspoken understanding that I shouldn’t ask, that it’s not appropriate to ask” Preview above: what’s the real cost of private healthcare, and can we afford it? Tuesday 24 th of September 8:30pm on SBS One and SBS On Demand . If you’ve been paying for top cover private health insurance, you might expect that your insurer would cover your expenses if you were to get sick or injured and require medical treatment. You may even expect that when you receive a quote from a specialist for a consultation or surgery, it would be very similar to a quote you’d receive for the same service from another specialist. But as private patients tell Insight’s Jenny […]