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May 2012

Avoid The Health Insurance Rebate Sting: Pre-pay And Save

Following the decision by the government to  means-test the health insurance rebate, how much you earn impacts how much you get back as part of the rebate. Some people won’t receive any rebate at all. Those on high salaries are hit the hard...

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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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Jan 2012

Health Insurance Comparison Australia: 2011 in Review

2011 was an important year in Australian health insurance news. There has been plenty of debate as to where the country is headed in terms of private health insurance, and the issues keep resurfacing as the country leaders strive to determine where t...

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Jan 2012

Medical Insurance Comparison: Elective Surgery Waiting Times

Health care is no joking matter. Every year, thousands of people around the world die because of unavailable or poor health services, when this is something that is preventable and should be of primary concern in governments everywhere. It is a basic...

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Oct 2011

Compare Private Health Insurance: Hospital Cover

From extra coverage to tax benefits, there is much to consider with private hospital cover.  It could very easily be well worth the cost, when you factor in all of the advantages.  Read on to learn the basics on this type of insurance. What is...

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Oct 2011

Private Health Insurance Discounts

Insurance policies almost always involve talk of discounts.  Whenever you compare private health insurance or other insurances, you should be looking at possible ways to save with discounts.  In Australia, there are some particularly interesting op...

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Sep 2011

Why You Need Health Insurance

There are many reasons individuals and families choose to purchase private health insurance. These reasons can include saving on taxes, as well as coverage for dental and optical treatments. The importance of health insurance can't be ignored; it is...

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Nov 2010

Knowing the Lingo: A Health Insurance Glossary

Purchasing a health insurance policy may seem quite a daunting experience when you consider the phrases bandied about. This alphabetically-arranged glossary aims to explain some of the more commonly used terms. Acute Care Certificate – This applie...

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