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2018 Private Health Insurance Rate Rise

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The 2018 Health Insurance Rate Rise is just around the corner and it has just been announced that premiums are going to increase by an average 3.95%; this is what you should know. Each year on the 1st of April, health funds...

4 Treatments Your Family Needs on Their Health Cover

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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....

Should Smokers Have to Pay More for Health Insurance

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2016 is gearing up to be a year of health care reforms that will shake up the nation’s funding and hospital system. Recent reports suggest that Health Minister Sussan Ley will conduct a comprehensive review of the private health system, including making...

5 Ways to Save Big Money on Your Health Insurance

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The rising costs of health insurance premiums means that many Australians are concerned about whether they can continue to afford to keep their cover, and this is likely to be fuelled further by the next round of rate rises in April. Contrary...

How The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme May Help You

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When it comes to health care costs and medical insurance comparison, there is more to think about than just doctor and hospital bills. For many people, especially those dealing with chronic conditions, prescription medication costs can quickly amount up and be very...

What Is Lifetime Health Cover?

Confused about the ins and outs of Lifetime Health Cover insurance? Here’s what you need to know. What It Is Lifetime Health Cover (LHC) is designed to encourage more Australians to take out private hospital cover during their 20s. It doesn’t cover...

What to Do When Your Health Insurance Claim is Denied

For most people, a health insurance policy is a measure of financial security in the face of potentially expensive medical bills. The processing of a claim for medical treatment received is a relatively straightforward process. However, the presence of opportunists and health...