About benefit replacement periods

How long is a benefit replacement period?

This varies from item to item and generally applies per member unless specified in the following table.

12 months Repairs of external prosthesis and health appliances
2 years


Hip protectors

Insulin delivery pens

Pregnancy compression garments

3 years 

Blood glucose monitors

Breathing appliances

Dentures, crowns and bridges

Other health appliances and external prosthesis

TENS machines

5 years

Hearing aids

Sleep Apnoea - continuous pressure devices and other similar approved appliances under our hospital cover (excluding Young Hospital)

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