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Apr 2016

The Mental Health Reforms: What They May Mean for Your Health Care

Back in November, the government outlined proposed changes for mental health services and this has led many people to wonder what the reforms might mean for their access to mental health support. Around 4 million Australians are affected by mental...

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Apr 2016

4 Treatments Your Family Needs on Their Health Cover

Deciding what to include in your health insurance cover can be very confusing and many families simply don’t know how to strike a good balance between keeping the costs down and making sure that your policy includes the things you may need. For ...

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Apr 2015

Health Insurance Extras Cover

In Australia, most people are required to purchase Hospital cover or will be subject to a Medicare Levy Surcharge. Many people also get a rebate to help pay premiums. The purpose of Hospital cover is to pay for emergency treatments or treatments for ...

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Mar 2015

Overseas Visitor Health Coverage

Although Australia has a Medicare system to provide universal healthcare for residents, visitors are not always eligible to have hospital expenses or medical treatment costs paid for by the government.  This means if you come to Australia without in...

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Jan 2015

Private Health Insurance and Orthodontics

Orthodontia is dentistry focused on studying and treating improper bites; tooth irregularities and disproportionate jaw relationships.  Orthodontics is not covered by Medicare in Australia. This means you need to either pay out of pocket for care or...

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Dec 2014

Hospital Cover

If you fall sick and need professional treatment, you’re likely to end up relying on one of two healthcare systems.  This will be either the public healthcare system (or Medicare) or the private healthcare system. Under  Medicare, you will rec...

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Dec 2014

Dental Guide

In Australia, we’re lucky enough to have a fantastic public health care system in the form of Medicare, through which many services are free or subsidised. However, despite the fact that good oral health is crucial for overall wellbeing, Medicare d...

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