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Medicare Levy Surchange (MLS)

Encouraging Australians to take out private hospital cover, the MLS is an additional tax (on top of the standard 2% Medicare Levy) for those who earn above a certain income and don't have private hospital cover. Read more

Australian Government Private Health Insurance Rebate

Encouraging Australians to take out private hospital cover, this Australian Government initiative provides a rebate based on your income to help make private health insurance more affordable. Read more

Lifetime Health Cover (LHC)

LHC encourages Australians to take out and maintain private hospital cover earlier in life by adding a 2% loading for any Australians who don't have private hospital cover before the 1st of July following their 31st birthday. Read more

Health Insurance Waiting Periods

A waiting period is the time you need to wait before you are allowed to make any claims for benefits on your cover through your health insurance fund. Waiting periods apply for new or increased levels of cover. Read more

Hospital and Extras Cover

Private hospital cover is health insurance that covers your costs as a private patient while you are in hospital up to the MBS (Medicare Benefit Schedule) fee. Extras cover offers benefits for out-of-hospital treatments that commonly include dental, physiotherapy and optical. Read more

Health Insurance Premium Rate Rise

On the 1st of April each year, health insurance funds generally increase their premiums. These changes generally cover the growing costs and variations of services and claims, as well as any increase in the cost of medical treatments and medical technology. Read more

Switching Health Insurance

It’s easy to consider changing health funds if you’re unhappy with the service, but most people don’t consider a regular policy review as their life progresses through different stages. Read more

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