Health Insurance

Struggling to understand how private health insurance works, who is covered on your policy and what exactly is covered? Or are you simply struggling to understand which policy is best to suit your needs?

Reading this handy PDF compiled by the Private Health Insurance Ombusman should help answer some of your questions.

 

Why do you have health insurance?

Why do you have health insurance?

Why do you have health insurance?

What you want – and need – from a health insurer.

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Alarm over health fund exclusions

Alarm over health fund exclusions

Alarm over health fund exclusions

The majority of hospital treatment policies held by Australians now contain exclusions.

Health premiums should decline

Health premiums should decline

Health premiums should decline

Health insurers are paying considerably less for medical equipment, so why are prices rising?

Cover for any pre-existing condition

Zoom’s new cover means you’ll never again travel underinsured

Cover for any pre-existing condition

No more travelling underinsured when it comes to health.

How to cut health premiums

How to cut health premiums

How to cut health premiums

Private hospitals believe curbing claims on private health insurance for treatment in public hospitals is ...

Health fund solution ‘discriminatory’

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Health fund solution ‘discriminatory’

A report that recommends charging younger people less than older Australians for private health insurance ...

Doctor greed fuels health fund woes

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Doctor greed fuels health fund woes

Private health costs could be cut by up to 10 per cent if private hospitals ...

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