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Health Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

What is the iSelect health insurance comparison service?

How does iSelect work?

Why do I need health insurance?

What are the key benefits of private health insurance?

What if l already have health insurance?

Is it easy to transfer between funds?

If I am currently uninsured, will I have to serve Waiting Periods?

What should I do if I have a dispute with my health fund?

Does the purchase of 100% hospital cover guarantee that I will not have any out-of-pocket expenses for a private hospital visit?

How do I keep my premiums low?

Medicare Levy Surcharge

What is the Medicare Levy Surcharge?

Is it the same thing as the Medicare Levy?

How much is the Medicare Levy Surcharge?

What counts as Taxable Income?

How can I avoid paying it?

What is an appropriate level of private hospital cover?

Is private health insurance worth it?

What should I do if I have a dispute with my health fund?

Does the purchase of 100% hospital cover guarantee that I will not have any out-of-pocket expenses for a private hospital visit?

How do I keep my premiums low?

Health Insurance Frequently Asked Questions Version 2

What is the iSelect health insurance comparison service?

How does iSelect work?

Why do I need health insurance?

What are the key benefits of private health insurance?

What if l already have health insurance?

Is it easy to transfer between funds?

If I am currently uninsured, will I have to serve Waiting Periods?

What should I do if I have a dispute with my health fund?

Does the purchase of 100% hospital cover guarantee that I will not have any out-of-pocket expenses for a private hospital visit?

How do I keep my premiums low?

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