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Top Hospital Essentials and Top Extras

Comprehensive hospital cover for those who want peace of mind without the need for pregnancy-related services, with our highest level of Extras cover to help you stay at the top of your game.

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Top Hospital Essentials and Top Extras

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Hospital cover

  • One of our highest levels of hospital cover without obstetrics and IVF services
  • Rest assured we'll help you with some of the more costly procedures, such as cataract surgery
  • 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.

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

(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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Exclusions

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

  • You choose the cover to suit your budget and lifestyle - 55%, 70% or 85% back from Members' Choice providers.
  • Cover for a wide range of services, including more costly ones, like major dental, orthodontics and hearing aids
  • 100% back on an annual dental check-up & clean at any Members' Choice dentist, on top of your annual limit (excludes x-rays)
     
12 months for surgical dental procedures
Opening balance top up of $200 per full calendar year after waiting periods have been served up to a $1,200 lifetime limit. Please refer to cover summary for full details.
Opening balance top up of $400 per full calendar year after waiting periods have been served up to a $2,400 lifetime limit. Please refer to cover summary for full details.
Opening balance top up of $500 per full calendar year after waiting periods have been served up to a $3,000 lifetime limit. Please refer to cover summary for full details.
Combined with: Remedial Massage, Natural Therapies
Combined with: Remedial Massage, Natural Therapies
Combined with: Remedial Massage, Natural Therapies
- see Remedial massage
- see Remedial massage
- see Remedial massage
Combined with: Breathing appliances, blood glucose & blood pressure monitors
Combined with: Breathing appliances, blood glucose & blood pressure monitors
Combined with: Breathing appliances, blood glucose & blood pressure monitors
Inclusions Annual limits per person Icon help Waiting period Icon help
Claim back percentage: 55% 70% 85%
Claim back percentage:
N/A N/A N/A 1 day
$800 No annual limit No annual limit 2 months Icon help
$500 $1,000 $1,200 12 months
$400 Icon help $800 Icon help $1,000 Icon help 12 months
$200 $225 $250 6 months
$200 combined limit Icon help $300 combined limit Icon help $400 combined limit Icon help 2 months
$300 $600 $700 2 months
$200 $400 $500 2 months
$200 $400 $500 Nil
$200 $400 $500 2 months
Combined limit Icon help Combined limit Icon help Combined limit Icon help 2 months
$200 $400 $500 2 months
$150 combined limit Icon help $200 combined limit Icon help $250 combined limit Icon help 12 months
24 months
$200 $400 $500 2 months
$200 $400 $500 2 months
$400 $800 $1,200 36 months
$200 $400 $600 2 months
$200 $400 $500 2 months
$200 $400 $500 2 months

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.                 

Canstar awarded ‘Outstanding Value Insurance’ 11 years in a row

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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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.