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

External mammary prosthesis

Repairs of external prosthesis and health appliances

Mouthguards

2 years

Wigs

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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