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May 2012

How to Get the Most From Your Health Fund

Did you know that many health funds will reward you for being a member? Private health funds often offer reward programs, discounts and other bonuses to get you on board and keep you as a member. While this should never be your main goal in a healt...

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Feb 2012

Private Health Insurance for Dental Treatment: Can You Afford It?

The question should really be: can you afford not to have dental cover? This really depends on your financial circumstances and your dental health needs. Dental insurance may seem expensive, and those who are in the lowest socioeconomic classes may n...

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Jan 2012

5 Health Insurance Myths, Demystified

Though it is not compulsory in Australia to have private health insurance, a Medicare Levy may be imposed on those above a certain age without private hospital cover. Australians are better off financially to commence cover as early as possible, esp...

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Jan 2012

Know Your Health Insurance Rights

Australian healthcare is composed of a public system called Medicare facilitated by the federal government, and a private system provided by numerous insurance companies and private health funds. These two spheres provide enough options for anyone wi...

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Jan 2012

How Does Your Health Insurance Compare?

Having a strong private health insurance policy can help to cover the costs of your health needs.  Knowing how it compares to others may not only save you money, but also allow you to understand the policy more completely.  Read on for more on how ...

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Jan 2012

Need Eye Surgery? Compare Health Cover First!

You might come to learn that eye surgery is recommended for an illness or injury you've suffered.  However, what about the costs associated with the procedure?  Compare health cover to find out what fees your current private health insurance policy...

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Jan 2012

How to Compare Private Health Funds

Private health funds provide clients with added benefits compared to public health insurance coverage. Private health funds can cover hospital in-patient services or ancillary services, or a combination of both. Each fund is unique, offering dif...

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Jan 2012

Health Insurance and Mental Health Issues

If you’re one of the 1 in 5 Australians who will experience mental health problems at some point in their lives, you’ll want to how your situation is likely to be treated by private health funds. As anyone who has suffered from mental health prob...

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Jan 2012

How Age Matters in Medical Insurance Comparison

Various factors can affect your health insurance costs, but age is a prominent one. Here are some of the ways that your age can have an impact on your health insurance premiums and medical expenses. Older means greater health risk Generally speakin...

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Dec 2011

Private Health Insurance Comparison: Common Exclusions

Tthe Private Health Insurance Ombudsman (PHIO) recommends that people review their policies at least once a year. This is good advice considering that one’s circumstances and thus health needs change as one grows older. One of the things to chec...

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