Insurance Guides: By Cover Type

There are so many options out there these days, you can get lost in it all. Whether you’re wondering about your cover options, or downright confused about health insurance, we have you sorted.

Browse our handy guides below, and for more tools & tips, check out our other categories or compare health insurance policies here.

Health insurance for gym membership

Does My Health Insurance Cover Gym Membership?

Getting to the gym and working up a sweat is something most of us aspire to. But not all of.........

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Health insurance for laser eye surgery

Is Laser Eye Surgery covered by Private Health Insurance?

Laser eye surgery can drastically improve vision and relieve the day-to-day hassle of wearing glasses or contact lenses.......

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Does Private Health Cover Reconstructive Surgery?

Key Points Plastic surgery encompasses a wide range of procedures – many of which are cosmetic. Health funds usual......

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2019 Health Reforms

What are the changes to private health insurance in 2020?

2019 and 2020 are big years for private health insurance, because the long-discussed reforms will come into effect. But ......

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Gold product tier health insurance

Gold Tier – Health Insurance Cover & Reforms Guide

Australian health insurance becomes more expensive every year, but that doesn’t mean the benefits are going up. There ......

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Silver health insurance tier

Silver Tier – Health Insurance Cover & Reforms Guide

If you’re tired of comparing apples with oranges when it comes to your health insurance, the government is looking to.......

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Bronze Health Insurance Tier

Bronze Tier – Health Insurance Cover & Reforms Guide

On 1 April 2019 a new product tier system will be introduced for hospital cover. This will make policies easier.........

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2019 Health Insurance Reforms Basic Tier

Basic Tier – Health Insurance Cover & Reforms Guide

Under the current health cover system, insurers are able to determine which benefits to include and exclude across all o......

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Your Guide to Hospital Cover in Australia

Medicare is fantastic for those who can’t afford or do not choose to purchase private health cover. In saying this,.........

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Optical Cover

Does Optical Private Health Insurance Cover Eye Exams?

If you need glasses, you’ll know how expensive a new set of frames can be! Especially if you have a.........

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Health Insurance for Families

Guide to Family Health Insurance & Private Health Cover

Raising children is expensive enough without adding high medical costs on top, which is why most Australian families hav......

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Does Private Health Insurance cover Cosmetic Surgery Procedures?

Thinking of undergoing cosmetic surgery? You may be wondering whether you’ll receive financial assistance from your he......

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Best Private Health Cover for Athletes & Sports Players

Are you an avid sports player?  Do you consider yourself an athlete? If so, odds are you have at least.........

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Public vs Private Healthcare: Advantages & Disadvantages

Thinking about private health insurance but not sure where to start? Can you get by with Medicare or do you.........

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Happy Family With Health Cover

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.......

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Compare Medicare vs. Private Health Insurance for IVF

For couples trying to conceive, working through issues of infertility can be frustrating, stressful, and heartbreaking. ......

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Health Insurance Extras Cover

How Does Health Insurance Extras Cover Work?

Extras cover, which is also known as general or ancillary cover, provides cover for the routine treatments that Aussies ......

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Overseas Visitor Health Cover: Students, 457 & 458 Visas

Although Australia has a Medicare system to provide universal healthcare for residents, visitors are not always eligible......

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Orthodontist explains braces treatment to a child

A guide to private health insurance and orthodontics

If you’ve ever looked into the cost of getting braces or teeth straightened, the shock of the cost can be.........

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Ambulance at an Australian beach: ambulance cover in Australia

Ambulance Cover Australia: NSW | SA | VIC | WA | ACT

Imagine the terror that comes with an emergency, from calling 000 to seeing your loved one packed away in an.........

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Young girl in hospital : health insurance comparison

Your complete guide to private hospital cover

By its name alone, you probably have a good idea about what hospital cover is all about. But to get.........

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Dental cover for adults

Guide to Dental Health Cover & Insurance in Australia

Medicare covers a wide range of medical procedures for Australians, but the biggest blind spot comes in the area of.........

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Hospital Cover, Extras Cover, Or Combined Cover? Know Your Needs!

In Australia, we are fortunate enough to have an extremely efficient public health care system in the form of Medicare........

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Health insurance for cancer

Medicare vs Private Health Cover for Cancer Treatment

Cancer affects people all over the world, and Australia is no different. Cancer has likely touched your life in one.........

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Natural and Alternative Therapy; Woman Having Acupuncture Treatment

Does Health Insurance Cover Natural and Alternative Therapies?

While medical science is advancing rapidly, many people still seek the same treatments as our ancestors. We call these p......

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