What is an Excess?

An excess is a contribution you are required to pay towards a claim you make on your car insurance policy. An insurer may have many [...]

POSTED ON May 31, 2019
Lifetime Health Cover

Lifetime Health Cover recognises the length of time a person has had hospital cover with a registered health fund. Those people with hospital cover as [...]

POSTED ON November 5, 2001
Medicare

Introduced in 1984, Medicare provides access to basic health services for all Australians. Medicare gives consumers access to free treatment as a public patient in [...]

POSTED ON October 12, 2001
Avoiding the ‘Gap’

The biggest issue patients have with private health insurance is the desire to be able to insure against all medical expenses and avoid out-of-pocket 'gap' [...]

POSTED ON May 25, 2001