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Feb 2012

Compare Private Health Funds: the State of Health Fund Report

As March approaches, Australians who have private health insurance (or are interested in purchasing it) eagerly await the State of Health Fund Report, which is released annually by the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman. This report evaluates the pri...

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Jan 2012

Private Health Insurance for Reconstructive Surgery

Do you, or one of your loved ones, need reconstructive surgery? Have you considered how your health insurance may help with the costs? Here are some basic points to think about. What is Reconstructive Surgery? Reconstructive surgery is a specialized ...

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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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Dec 2011

Where to Start With Medical Insurance Comparison

Are you on the search for new medical insurance?  This is one of the most important private insurances for many people and families.  Follow along for some tips on how to begin with your medical insurance comparison. Search for Reputable Sourc...

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Dec 2011

Saving Money With Private Health Insurance Comparison

In April 2011, the Federal Government permitted private health funds to carry out changes in their pricing. The result is an average increase in health insurance premiums by 4.8 %. For the average Australian family with private health insurance, that...

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Dec 2011

Increased Premiums? Compare Health Insurance Quotes for a Fair Deal

If your insurance company is about to increase your health insurance premium, you might have decided it's time to move on.  Consider where you stand with your current insurer, but if you think it may pay off to see what else is out there, here are s...

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Dec 2011

Travelling Outside Your Private Health Insurance Network?

Sometimes your health insurance policy may not cover all visits to health care providers, if they are not a participant in your health fund's coverage network.  Depending on the nature of the visit, this may mean anything from a small fee to a big c...

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Dec 2011

High-Tech Health: Ways to Save on Prescriptions

If you are technologically inclined, there are some high-tech options to help you organise and manage your prescriptions.  Even if you've never used mobile or online apps before, you might want to take advantage of such resources that may make savin...

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Dec 2011

Pre-existing Conditions and Your Private Health Insurance

Health care costs are rising worldwide, and can be among the larger costs in a household's budget.  Private health insurance may cover the cost of many treatments and also offers peace of mind, especially for those with chronic conditions such as di...

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Nov 2011

Compare Health Insurance on a Budget

Comparing health insurance can be a bit of an ordeal at times.  Surrounded by talk of co-payments, premiums, and tax breaks, it can be difficult to figure out what is best for your situation.  Follow along as we look at some tips to help you along ...

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