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

Will health insurance cover my 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

Does health insurance cover laser eye surgery?

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

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Private Health Insurance for 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

2019 Health Reforms: What changes can we expect?

2019 is a big year for private health insurance, because the long-discussed reforms will come into effect. But what are.......

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Gold product tier health insurance

2019 Health Reforms: Gold Health Insurance Policies

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

2019 Health Reforms: Silver health insurance policies

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

2019 Health Reforms: Bronze health insurance policies

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

2019 Health Reforms: Basic health insurance policies

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

Optical Health Insurance: What Does it Cover?

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

Health Insurance for Families

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

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Will Private Health Insurance Cover My Cosmetic Surgery?

Thinking of undergoing cosmetic surgery? You may be wondering whether you’ll receive any assistance from your health i......

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Private Health Insurance for Athletes and 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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Is Medicare Enough? Public vs. Private Health Care: Know Which is Right for You [2020 Update]

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 kn......

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Trying for a Baby? Compare Health Cover for Fertility Treatment

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

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Health Insurance Extras Cover

Your Guide to Extras Cover in Australia

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 Coverage

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

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Orthodontics and Private Health Insurance

Orthodontia is a form of dentistry that focuses on studying and treating issues such as improper bites, tooth irregulari......

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What is ambulance cover? Everything you need to know

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

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Hospital cover: Everything you need to know

If you fall sick and need professional treatment, you’re likely to end up relying on one of two healthcare systems..........

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Dental cover for adults

Private Health Insurance and Dental

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

Health Insurance for Cancer

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

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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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