started this petition to
MR TURNBULL AND GREG HUNT minister for health
This petition is about peoples choice of health care and fair recognition within the natural health industry.
WE NEED YOUR HELP TO KEEP NATURAL THERAPIES
ALIVE AND PROFFESSIONALLY RECOGNISED..
Mr Turnbull quotes:
with the private health insurance and medical sector, the Government has agreed
to stop insurers from offering benefits for a range of natural therapies, such
as Bowen therapy or Rolfing. This
will be phased in by April 2019. Greg Hunt - Minister of Health stated “private health
insurance will no longer cover natural therapies, including aromatherapy, Bowen
therapy, Buteyko, Feldenkrais, herbalism, homeopathy, iridology, kinesiology,
naturopathy, Pilates, reflexology, Rolfing, shiatsu, tai chi and yoga. This
move comes after a recent review by the Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer
found that there was no clear evidence of the efficacy of these therapies.”
– Sydney Morning
Herald website 13/10/17
What happened to our right of choice, If we are sick we are taken care of by the
medical fraction which we are most grateful – but if we choose to take our
health into our own hands and follow preventative action by looking at many
natural therapies we then are penalised.
How many people are aware that for every medication you take
there are approximately 6 side effects to be dealt with. Hence the reason for many people on the
planet now seeking out natural therapies.
As stated above, this change was the result of a review by the
Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer who found no clear efficacy of these
therapies. PLEASE IF YOU HAVE USED THESE THERAPIES AND FOUND EFFICACY PLEASE
SIGN THIS PETITION TODAY. I am sure you all have a story to tell , I would love
to hear them all after you have signed the petition and forwarded this onto as
many people as you can. email firstname.lastname@example.org