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Standard Hospital and Basic Extras

Combined cover that provides a wider range of hospital services, like heart-related admissions, plus cover for some of the more-commonly used Extras.

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Standard Hospital and Basic Extras

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Hospital cover

  • Broader range of hospital services, such as heart-related admissions shoulder & knee reconstructions
  • Rest assured you'll receive the benefits of our top level of hospital cover in the event of an Accident
  • Unlimited Emergency Ambulance Australia-wide^
     

What is a waiting period?

The time you need to wait before you can receive benefits for services or items listed in your cover.

When do they apply?

To new members, or when switching to a higher level of cover.

Switching funds?

If you're switching from another health fund, on similar cover, we'll recognise waiting periods already served.

What is a pre-existing condition?

An ailment, illness or condition that, in the opinion of a Medical Practitioner appointed by Medibank, the signs or symptoms existed at any time during the six months before you either took out your new cover, or transferred to a higher level of cover (12 month waiting period applies).

Inclusions Waiting period

What is a waiting period?

The time you need to wait before you can receive benefits for services or items listed in your cover.

When do they apply?

To new members, or when switching to a higher level of cover.

Switching funds?

If you're switching from another health fund, on similar cover, we'll recognise waiting periods already served.

What is a pre-existing condition?

An ailment, illness or condition that, in the opinion of a Medical Practitioner appointed by Medibank, the signs or symptoms existed at any time during the six months before you either took out your new cover, or transferred to a higher level of cover (12 month waiting period applies).

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We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

1 day

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

12 months

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

2 months

(12 months for pre-existing)

We pay limited benefits for restricted services. This means that if you choose to be treated in a private hospital the benefits we pay will not cover all hospital costs and are likely to result in significant out-of-pocket expenses. For restricted services in a Public hospital we will pay minimum shared room benefits.

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Hospital costs explained

Hospital cover helps with the cost of treatments you receive in hospital as a private patient. Of course, everyone is different, and so our hospital covers come in all shapes and sizes to suit different priorities and stages in life.

Extras cover

  • Look after your day-to-day health & wellbeing with general dental, optical, physio and more
  • 100% back on an annual dental check-up & clean at any Members' Choice dentist, on top of your annual dental limit (excludes x-rays)
  • See better value with 100% back on optical at all recognised providers
     
12 months for surgical dental procedures
Combined with: Remedial massage & Natural therapies.
Combined with: Remedial massage & Natural therapies.
Combined with: Physiotherapy, Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Combined with: Physiotherapy, Chiropractic & Osteopathy
- see Remedial massage
- see Remedial massage
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Claim back percentage: 55% 70%
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$400 $750 2 months Icon help
$150 $200 6 months
$100 combined limit Icon help $100 combined limit Icon help 2 months
$300 combined limit Icon help $450 combined limit Icon help 2 months
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What are annual limits?

The maximum amount of benefits payable towards services, items or groups of services and/or items in a calendar year.

Switching health funds?

Benefits paid under your previous cover will be taken into account in determining the benefits payable under your Medibank cover.

What is a waiting period?

The time you need to wait before you can receive benefits for services or items listed in your cover.

When do they apply?

To new members, or when switching to a higher level of cover.

Switching funds?

If you're switching from another health fund, on similar cover, we'll recognise waiting periods already served.

Extras costs explained

Extras cover gives you money back for non-hospital services such as dental, physio, optical and more.

The amount of money you can claim back depends on the level of cover you have. Generally speaking, the higher the level of cover, the higher your annual limit and higher the percentage you can claim back. Which means more money back in your pocket.                 

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We’re proud to deliver outstanding value health insurance products designed to suit your needs. But don’t just take our word for it.

Why choose Medibank?

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30 day cooling off period

If you're not completely happy with your cover in the first 30 days of joining, let us know and we'll transfer you to a more suitable cover or refund your premiums (as long as no claims have been made).

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100% optical

Join Medibank Extras today and get 100% back on optical items (up to your annual limit) at any recognised provider. Some services like lens coating are excluded and waiting periods apply.

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Better health begins with better teeth

Receive 100% back on your annual dental check-up at a Members’ Choice dentist. This doesn’t include x-rays and you need to have held extras for at least two months.

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^ Tasmania and Queensland have state schemes that cover ambulance services for residents of those States 

# Medibank has Members' Choice providers for these services only. By choosing a Members' Choice provider you are guaranteed to receive the percentage back shown on the cover, up to annual limits. 
~ Some items and services may require a Referral Letter and may have a benefit replacement period. Please see the Cover Summary or Member Guide for more information.