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Category: Understanding Insurance

Oct 2017

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 c...

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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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Feb 2016

Should Smokers Have to Pay More for Health Insurance

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 m...

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Feb 2016

5 Ways to Save Big Money on Your Health Insurance

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 to m...

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Feb 2016

Health Insurance Rate Rise Survival Guide

Health funds will be raising their rates again in April, which can prompt many consumers to think about downgrading their existing cover or dropping it altogether. Before you make any hasty decisions, you’ll be pleased to know that you are not obli...

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Oct 2015

How The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme May Help You

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...

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Oct 2015

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...

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Oct 2015

Why See an Audiologist? Your Hearing and Health Insurance Examined

Are you having problems with your hearing?  If you are constantly asking those around you to repeat things, or have a number of other needs related to your hearing and ears, then perhaps a trip to the audiologist is warranted.  Follow along for mor...

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Oct 2015

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 ...

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