Health Insurance

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Time for another reprinting of an article I wrote for Australia and New Zealand magazine, this appeared in their October 2017 issue. This is a reprint with a difference though, because it comes with ‘Extras’, if you’ll excuse the pun. My magazine articles are restricted to 550 words or thereabouts, here there are no restrictions. [...]

Doctor

I have a lot to learn about the Australian healthcare system. But I’ll tell you what I do know. As soon as we arrived, we had to register for a “Medicare” card. This card has the appearance of a credit card but doesn’t work in Kmart. I’ll tell you about Kmart another time. We registered [...]