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Australia International Health Insurance Advice

  Australia International Health Insurance
  • AUSTRALIA Health Insurance Information


Apart from Medicare, the Australian private health system is funded by various private insurance organizations.
Most aspects of private health insurance in Australia are regulated by the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.

The Australian government has introduced a number of incentives to encourage adults to take out private hospital insurance.

The last 10 years have seen the life expectancy in Australia increasing. Men have a life expectancy of 81 years old versus 83 years old for women in 2008. Medical issues such as Heart Strokes, diabetes, obesity as well as skin cancer are becoming an issue.
Meanwhile, the Australian Health Care system widens its scope putting social well being of its population forward as opposed to a more traditional approach emphasizing both mental and physical Health.
This original approach is also backed up by the will to enhance programs within clinical services.
Aside these measures, there has been a wiliness to enable individual to make relevant choices as well as facilitating cultural services.

With Private health insurance in Australia you can have access to either private or public hospital. Private health insurance also allows patients to benefit from a larger choice of hospitals and doctors.
Private insurance also offers the advantage to covers some services which by Medicare do not cover. Typically these services include optical, dental services, physiotherapy and podiatry.

Foreign expatriates are on the other hand advised to call upon a sustainable and comprehensive medical plan to face high medical cost.

What you need to know before traveling to Australia

Before to entering Australia, you may be required to undertake some health examinations such as HIV, Hepatitis B and C, as well as chest x-ray.
These tests are generally required in the following cases:

  1. If the visitor destination is a classroom

  2. If you plan to stay for more than three months in Australia and have stayed in a country with significant tuberculosis risk

  3. If you are aged 70 year or more

  4. If you have an existing medical condition

Generally in Australia, special medical treatments are less expensive than in the other developed countries.
As a result, many patients come to receive treatment as well as further Health care services.
Before you go to Australia for treatment you should be aware of all related costs.

If you wish to have receive more information about International Health Insurance in Australia with a  Free Quote, please do not hesitate to contact one of our team member.

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Individual & Family plans
These plans are designed for individual and families, offering specific cover such as Maternity or Free children possible coverage. The plans are guaranteed renewable.

To benefit from Corporate plans you must have a group of at least 3 employees. Employees family (husband, wife and children) can benefit from group plans. Discount are available and depend on how may employees wish to enroll.

These plans are designed for teachers. These worldwide coverage plans are renewable and also suitable for all ages. Plan premiums will change depending on where you live and your age but are not dependent on your nationality.

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These plans are designed for teachers. These worldwide coverage plans are renewable and also suitable for all ages. Plan premiums will change depending on where you live and your age but are not dependent on your nationality.