Latest Health Insurance Articles

foreign students
Articles

Overseas Students Health Cover

If you are an overseas student in Australia on a Student Visa (Subclass 500), you are required to take out health insurance for the duration of your visit.

Read More →
prostate cancer awareness man holding blue ribbon and moustache
Articles

Prostate Cancer : public vs private care

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare estimates that the risk of a male being diagnosed with prostate cancer by his 85th birthday will be 1 in 6.

Read More →
Articles

Everything You Need To Know About Joint Replacements

When joint damage or pain limits even the simplest of activities such as sitting or standing, a joint replacement may be the answer. But what is a joint replacement, how is it done, and how to find a policy that suits your needs? Find out here.

Read More →
youth camping outdoors
Articles

Health check-ups you should be having in your 20s

Ah, the 20s. There’s no age quite like it. While you’re out there living your best life, health checks may not be a glaring priority. But it can’t hurt to start getting into the habit of screening the condition of your health regularly.

Read More →
pregnant woman holding her belly
Articles

Preparing for a baby

There is nothing more exciting and fulfilling than waiting for your baby to arrive. It is a highly emotional time for all involved and you’ll no doubt be finding yourself smiling fondly at a pair of fluffy booties and cute onesies.

Read More →
filling out a health insurance claim form
Articles

How Your Private Health Insurance Claims gets processed

If you’re new to private health insurance or have never submitted a health insurance claim, the process can seem confusing.
Not to worry, insurers have given you several quick and easy ways to claim on your extras health insurance

Read More →
gold, silver, bronze
Articles

Private health insurance changes 2019

As of April last year (2019), Australian private health insurance underwent various policy reforms. The main reason behind these changes was to make private health insurance less confusing and encourage people to take up health cover.

Read More →
2%
Articles

Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge: What’s the Difference?

The Medicare Levy and the Medicare Levy Surcharge can be a source of confusion as they are two very similarly-sounding taxes. However, they are completely different levies.

Read More →
plate of healthy food with knife and fork depicting hands of a clock
Articles

Your Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is the current trending method for improving health and losing weight because of its simplicity and affordability

Read More →
piggy bank with Australian dollar notes
Articles

What is the Private Health Insurance Excess?

When discussing private health insurance, you will often come across the term ‘Excess.’ We explain what this means, how excess affects your health insurance premiums and how you can save on the cost of your hospital cover.

Read More →

Latest Health Insurance News

Lombardy, Italy
News

Lombardy, Italy, and surrounding regions on coronavirus lockdown

Seven of Italy’s most affluent regions have ground to a halt after a coronavirus lockdown

Read More →
quarantine team wheeling a patient into the isolation ward
News

Panic takes hold of Daegu city as messianic church links to mass coronavirus outbreak

A 61-year old South Korean female member of a controversial sect has been identified as patient zero for a mass coronavirus outbreak in Daegu city

Read More →
man vaping
News

#VapeTricks leaves vaping under fire again

The great vaping debate has momentarily sparked up again, thanks to #VapeTricks on TikTok.

Read More →
10 million people died from cancer in 2018
News

Equal cancer care for all: WHO’s steps to save 7 million lives from cancer

Every year on the 4th of February, World Cancer Day is observed to raise awareness of the disease and encourage early detection through screenings and prevention through healthy life choices

Read More →
Australian Bushfire
News

Air quality rendered unsafe following bush fires

Air quality rendered unsafe following bush fires Residents of New South Wales and the east coast have been advised to avoid venturing outdoors as much …

Read More →
Health Insurance Premiums
News

Australian Private Health Insurance Premiums Expected to Surge

Australian Private Health Insurance Premiums Expected to Surge Promises fall through Health Minister Greg Hunt’s avowal to tackle private health insurance premiums has gone belly …

Read More →
Private Healthcare Australia
News

PHA proposal for employers to pay for private health insurance

PHA proposal for employers to pay for private health insurance The Private Health Insurance sector is speaking up about concerning trends relating to young people …

Read More →
Measles Outbreak spurs vaccinations
News

Measles Outbreak spurs vaccinations

Measles Outbreak spurs vaccinations A new outbreak of measles has prompted health officials to issue travel vaccination warnings to those leaving the country. One-hundred and …

Read More →
Australian obesity
News

Where you live affects your weight

Where you live affects your weight 1 in 3 Australians are overweight and where you live is the major contributing factor. While you may think …

Read More →
dental news
News

New Multi-Million Dollar Investment Into A Vaccine For Periodontal Gum Disease

New Muti-Million Dollar Investment Into A Vaccine For Periodontal Gum Disease The 14 million dollar investment into a vaccine for periodontal gum disease has come …

Read More →

Latest Health Health Reviews

health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Westfund Health Insurance Review

Westfund health insurance is a regional, Not-For-Profit health fund that was established 60 years ago for miners in the heart of regional Australia

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

TUH Health Fund

TUH was established over 45 years ago by a group of Queensland teachers to provide quality and affordable health care to educators in that state.

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Transport Health Insurance Review

Transport Health was established over 130 years ago to provide quality and accessible health care to the Melbourne Tramway workers

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Teacher’s Health Review

Teacher’s Health is a restricted health fund exclusively for current and former members of the Australian education industry and their families.

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

rt health Insurance (Railway and Transport Health Fund) Review

The Railway and Transport Health Fund was established over 130 years ago as an industrial fund by a group of employees

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Reserve Bank Health Society (RBHS) Review

RBHS is a closed fund for current and former employees of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and Note Printing Australia (NPA) and their families

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

St. Luke’s Health Insurance Review

The St. Luke’s Health fund was established over 65 years ago by a group of Launceston businessmen who saw the need for a regional health fund in the state of Tasmania

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Peoplecare Health Insurance Review

Peoplecare Health Insurance Review Overview Peoplecare Health Insurance began as an industry-based health fund in 1952 as the health fund for John Lysaght Australia Ltd. …

Read More →
NIB Health Insurance Review
Health Fund Bios

NIB Health Insurance Review

NIB Health Insurance Review Overview The Newcastle Industrial Benefits (NIB) health fund was established 60 years ago for BHP Steelwork employees in the NSW Hunter …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Nurse and Midwives Health Review

Nurse and Midwives Health Review Overview Nurses and Midwives Health is a not-for-profit, industry-based fund open to the public and private nursing and midwifery community …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Health Partners Review

Health Partners Review Overview Health Partners is 80 years old and South Australia’s largest open health fund. Health Partners is not-for-profit and invests its dividends …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Latrobe Health Services Review

Latrobe Health Services Review Overview Latrobe Health has been providing quality, member-focused health cover to its customers for almost 70 years.  Latrobe Health is a …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Hunter Health Insurance (CDH Benefits Fund) Review

Hunter Health Insurance (CDH Benefits Fund) Review Overview CDH Benefits Fund (Cessnock District Health Benefits Fund) was established as a regional health fund over 65 …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

health.com.au Review

health.com.au Review Overview health.com.au was established in 2012 and is the first new private health insurer in Australia since 1976. They are an online-only health …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Medibank Private Review

Medibank Private Limited (MBP) Review Overview Medibank is Australia’s second largest private health insurer in Australia with over 3.6 million members. Medibank Private was established by …

Read More →
Health Fund Bios

MyOwn Health Insurance Review

MyOwn Health Insurance (MO Health Pty Ltd) Review Overview MyOwn health Insurance is owned by the health fund GMHBA, insurance company AIA Australia, and the …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Mildura Health Fund Review

Mildura Health Fund Review Overview Mildura Health is a regional health fund that has been operating in Mildura, Victoria for 90 years. Mildura Health Fund is …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

CBHS Health Fund Review

CBHS Health Fund Review Overview CBHS Health is a private, member-owned health fund founded by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia Group over 65 years ago …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Emergency Services Health Review

Emergency Services Health Review Overview Emergency Services Health is a restricted, not-for-profit health fund for employees and volunteers in the emergency services, such as ambulance …

Read More →
health partners Review
Health Fund Bios

Grand United Corporate Health Review

Grand United Corporate Health Review Overview Grand United Health is the only health fund in Australia that caters to corporate bodies, with over 260 corporate …

Read More →
Scroll to Top