Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Planning to study in Australia or to continue your studies? We're here to support you and assist with the cost of medical treatment if you have an accident or get sick while you're here. Medibank OSHC is also 100% compliant for student visa health insurance requirements, including visa subclass 500.

Why Medibank?

We’re one of Australia’s leading health insurers and we’re here to help you with all aspects of your health, from prevention to treatment.

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100% Visa Compliant

Rest easy, all of our OSHC products are designed to meet your visa health insurance requirements.

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24/7 Student Health and Support Line

Need someone to talk to? You can call 1800 887 283 any time for health advice from a registered nurse, counselling services and more.

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Protect against the unexpected

Want peace of mind? We offer unlimited emergency ambulance services Australia-wide.¹

Australian Health Care System Pocket Guide

Welcome to the Australian Health Care System. It's a great system, but it can be a little confusing. Keep this guide handy so you'll know exactly what to do if you're sick and need help. 

The Medibank OSHC App

The Medibank OSHC app is designed by students for students. Download our app now and discover how easy it is to get health advice 24/7, make a claim, find doctors who bill us directly and more. 

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Australian Healthcare system Explained

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1 For ambulance attendance or transportation to a hospital where immediate medical attention is required and your condition is such that you couldn't be transported any other way.

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Things you should know

~ Limited to two dental check-ups on all extras annually. Maximum two bitewing x-rays per check-up, where clinically needed. Not available in all areas.

^Waiting periods apply. Up to annual limits, Some lens coatings excluded.

# For Accidents that occur after your cover starts and for which treatment is sought within 7 days. Excludes claims covered by third parties such as WorkCover and our Private Room Promise. Out of pockets may apply.

+ Not available in all areas. Must have eligible hospital cover, all relevant waiting periods must have been served and treating doctor must consider it appropriate. Out of pocket expenses may apply.

* Some claims, like paper based, may take longer to update. If you have Visitors Health Insurance, Working Visa Health Insurance or Overseas Student Health cover, you may not be able to use all the features.

‡ OFFER EXTENDED TO 31 JULY: For new members on new memberships who join and start eligible combined hospital and extras from 1 April – 31 July 2020 and who have not held Medibank health cover in previous 60 days. Must quote promo code 6FREE and set up direct debit when joining. Must maintain direct debit and hold eligible product for 30 continuous days from the policy start date to get next 6 weeks free. 2&6 month waits waived on extras: 2&6 month waiting periods on extras waived. Other waiting periods apply (including 12 months on some dental services). If you’ve reached your limits from a previous fund you may not be able to claim straight away. Excludes Corporate covers, Accident Cover, Ambulance Cover, Overseas Visitors Health Insurance, Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC), Working Visa Health Insurance, ahm covers and other selected covers. Not available with any other offer.

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