Ageing baby boomers are missing out on health insurance savings every year


For many mature Australians, the cost of private health insurance is rising year on year, but most don’t realise that they could be paying significantly higher prices for services they will never use.

Along with government health care funding cuts on July 1st, Aussie battlers are having to become increasingly creative with how they save on the household budget. Thanks to a new comparison service there might still be one area where you can make big savings, and it’s easier than you think.

Ground breaking comparison service Health Insurance Comparison is giving Aussie families a fighting chance by offering consumers the power to compare big brand health insurance policies side by side, saving them time and money as they make informed choices about their private health cover.

The service comes as many older Australians are feeling increasingly stung by the perpetually rising cost of private health insurance in Australia. Health insurance premiums rose by a staggering 3.95% in April this year, following a series of similarly high year on year increases since 2010.


Step 1: Select your current life stage below.

Step 2: Once you select your preferred coverage options, you will have the opportunity to compare quotes from multiple health funds.

“Health insurance is a costly but necessary expense, and for many Aussies, they are paying exorbitantly high premiums for cover they will never use. We’ve created to take the confusion out of the comparison process,” says a Health Insurance Comparison spokesperson. “We’ve saved thousands of customers both time and money. Take Mary from Kelmscott, WA – we saved her family nearly $800 on their annual premiums.”

Using the service, Australians can compare multiple health insurance brands, cover options and pricing all in the one place. The service saves time, but the biggest benefit for most are the dollar savings – in fact, their customers saved an average of $375.74 on their annual premiums last March.

It’s all customised too. When you first arrive at you’ll be asked for some basic details like your family type and home state. The system then searches its extensive database of policies to show you policies targeted to your needs, side by side so you can make an informed choice.

Since launching, thousands of happy Aussies have already jumped on board. Over 35,500 Australians used Health Insurance Comparison to compare health insurance in January this year, citing saving money as their number one reason for using the site. is a trusted online service that makes comparison shopping for vital health insurance easy. With the click of a button, they can help you find an affordable policy by stripping away the cover you don’t use, while saving you money on what matters to you.

It’s time to put your health first.