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Bupa Australia

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Bupa Australia and 457 visa

Bupa Australia extends Bupa International Healthcare offer International citizens visiting Australia but who are not eligible to Medicare and more Generally Health benefits provided by the local Healthcare system.

Bupa plan meet the required standards to apply for a “457 VISA” to visit Australia. This will give you peace of mind as Bupa facilitates your visa attribution by the Department of Immigration while offering comprehensive medical cover when travelling away from your country of nationality.  It is advisable to arrange your medical insurance plan before you travel to any foreign destination.  Australia  is one destination where Bupa can offer comprehensive healthcare plans but it is useful to know that Bupa International can also offer Health Insurance plans in more than 190 countries overseas. Be sure to take a look at Australia Hospital list before you travel to Australia.

As with Bupa International plans, Bupa Australia offers the possibility to access 24-hour medical assistance, medical 2nd opinion, online plan management, IPhone Medical plan application as well as Hospital quality program.   Their 24 hour medical center offers assistance whenever you need it, day and night.

Bupa’s popular “Worldwide Health Options” is available with several medical modules to built your health plan the way you want and video guides are available to get the best of your plan.
As with other Bupa Global Healthcare plans few benefits such as for example birth control or cosmetic treatment is excluded from cover. However, these exclusions are generally present amongst the majority of Health insurers.



  •  How does Bupa manage my plan online?

 Whenever you enroll on a Bupa plan you have access to your membership section online. You and your family will receive a login and a secret password to access your personal section. When logged in your membership area you have the possibility to see your policy details, change your details, handle claims online, download Bupa documents and have access to Bupa Medical facilities directory.

  •  If I choose a Bupa plan can I upgrade my benefits to include Dental cover?

You have the possibility to change your level of cover at renewal. Most International Health Insurance plans have 12 months contracts and are renewable; this means that you do not have to worry about limited cover. Bupa offers Lifetime renewability on their International Health Insurance plans.