Painfully Concerning: Australian Seniors Deeply Worried By Spiralling Out-of-pocket Health Costs

Health insurance for older Australians is predicted to skyrocket by nearly 66% over the next decade, according to National Seniors Australia^, and the over 60s are already feeling the pinch.

Two premium increases in six months, rising out-of-pocket expenses and a reduction in rebates has seen baby boomers flock to sites like Health Insurance Comparison in order to save hundreds on their overpriced cover.

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*Average savings based off 25,311 customers during 2020

April 2021’s premium increase is a bitter blow for older Aussies who may be already getting poor value from their health funds.

The University of Sydney has found that the top tier health policies that many over-60s hold may not actually produce a better quality of care**.

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That’s why Health Insurance Comparison has been working tirelessly to help older Australians cut health insurance costs without compromising on cover.

Customers who compared with us last year saved $312* on average on their annual premiums. You can find out how much you’ve been overpaying by clicking here.

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Step 1: Select your state below .
Step 2: After answering a few questions, you will have the opportunity to compare quotes in your area and could be eligible for significant savings.

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*Average savings based off 25,311 customers during 2020

*Average savings based off 25,311 customers in 2020.
^ National Seniors Australia, Spiralling out-of-pocket health costs biggest worry for seniors.
** National Seniors Australia, Health care costs skyrocketing

This article is opinion only and should not be taken as medical or financial advice. Check with a financial professional before making any decisions.

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