It's a period of time you need to wait after purchasing an item covered by us before you can receive further benefits to replace the item. For example, if you received benefits for an insulin delivery pen, purchased on 1 July 2011, you can only receive benefits for another one purchased on or after 1 July 2013.
This varies from item to item and generally applies per member unless specified in the following table.
External mammary prosthesis
Repairs of external prosthesis and health appliances
Insulin delivery pens
Blood glucose monitors
peak flow meters
Mouthguards (Benefits for a replacement mouthguard are payable once every 12 months for members under the age of 18)
Dentures, crowns and bridges
Other health appliances and external prosthesis
Sleep Apnoea - continuous pressure devices and other similar approved appliances under our hospital cover (excluding Young Hospital)