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Affordable Healthcare Bill

Member’s bill in the name of NZ First MP Barbara Stewart. The bill would require Parent Category migrants to have health insurance on arrival and to maintain it for 10 years; remove fringe benefit tax from health insurance; and introduce a SuperGold card health insurance premium rebate. Bill transferred to Winston Peters. First reading debate interrupted on Nov 11. National and the Greens indicated they would oppose which means it will be defeated on the next Members Day.Voted down on Dec 2 with National, Greens, ACT and United Future opposed. Affordable Healthcare Bill