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Understanding health insurance

Health insurance can be tricky to understand. We've put together some guides to help get you started.

Understanding health insurance

Getting started

There may be different times in your life when you need to think about health insurance, but it may be complicated if you're new to it. This guide will help answer your questions.

How much extra tax could you be paying without health insurance?

Use our Medicare Levy Surcharge Calculator to discover how much extra tax you may be paying by not having the appropriate level of Hospital cover for a full tax year#.

Still confused about health insurance?

Below are some helpful links to help you understand and how to use your health cover.

How much will my procedure cost?

Want to know what the most common procedures are for someone like you? Use our Procedure Cost Estimator to find out what they are, and how private health insurance can help you to manage the cost.

Medibank Canstar Award for Outstanding Value 10 Consecutive Years

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.

Frequently asked questions

Things you should know 

# - This calculation is a guide only. For a more detailed quote of what you might pay we recommend speaking to a financial advisor who will be able to take into account your income and personal situation.