The Sunday Star-Times details hitherto secret proposals from the John Judge-chaired ACC to cut back entitlements and increase user-pays. The hidden agenda:
What is interesting about the story is that further detail is provided by “an insurance source.” We may assume that the industry source is also the source of the leak.
These changes are exactly the sort of thing the insurance industry would want in place to make ACC ready for profitable privatisation. It looks like talks may already be under way.