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Aug 2013

Health Insurance Tips for the Young and Single

Choosing a health insurance plan is really simple for those who are young and single because their main health concern is normally accidents or emergencies.  Fortunately, the majority of health funds have put together health insurance policies that ...

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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

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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Feb 2012

Health Insurance News: Private Health Insurance Rebate and Medicare Levy Surcharge

You may already have seen or heard the news about Australian health insurance: the Government has plans to change the way the Private Health Insurance Rebate and Medicare Levy Surcharge are calculated. This may mean added costs for many Australians, ...

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Feb 2012

Know Your Health Insurance: Ambulance Cover State by State

In this day and age, health insurance is is becoming more valuable as health care costs rise. As the cliché goes, “Health is wealth,” and like any other valuable asset, your health should always come first. Australia has a nationwide public hea...

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Feb 2012

Health Insurance in Australia: Can You Afford What You Need?

A public health care system is, in theory, ideal and admirable. This is especially true for countries wherein the public health care system works to cover the medical needs of all of its citizens, regardless of age, income bracket, or other personal ...

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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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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 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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