Rio Tinto Better Health Cover

Rio Tinto and Medibank are partners in bringing you better health

Enjoy Fully Subsidised Essentials Silver Plus Hospital Cover with $500 Excess

As part of its commitment to the health and wellbeing of employees, Rio Tinto have partnered exclusively with Medibank, to offer fully subsidised Essentials Silver Plus Hospital cover with $500 excess (assumes no Lifetime Health Cover loading) to eligible employees*, provided by Medibank. Please check with your Rio Tinto HR contact to confirm your eligibility.


Cover includes:

  • Heart and vascular 
  • Joint reconstructions
  • Lung and chest
  • Back, Neck and Spine
  • Tonsils, adenoids and grommets

Upgrade to Secure Silver Plus

Upgrade to Secure Silver Plus, Comprehensive cover for those who want peace of mind but don’t want pregnancy and birth services. Includes cover for Joint replacements and Cataracts.

Upgrade to Premium Gold Hospital

Upgrade to Premium Gold Hospital, Comprehensive cover for services, including Pregnancy and birth services, Joint replacements and Weight Loss surgery. 

Add on extras

If you purchase Rio Tinto Better Health Cover extras products you're able to claim a % back from on included extras at recognised providers§. Claim benefits on everyday health services we all need from time to time like physio and osteo, optical, trips to the dentist and more.

Members' Choice Network

You can generally access greater value by visiting a Members’ Choice extras provider#. Medibank has negotiated on your behalf with many healthcare professionals so you won’t be charged more than the agreed price.

Rio Tinto Medical Plus

Rio Tinto Medical Plus provides eligible employees and their families with reimbursement (subject to limits) for certain expenses incurred due to events that cannot be claimed from another source such as:

  • Hospital out-of-pockets over $1,000 in a calendar year
  • Private hospital accident and emergency department fees, travel, accommodation and funeral benefits.

Rio Tinto Medical Plus is offered by Rio Tinto and administered by Medibank.

Things to consider

^ You still need to serve any waiting periods you have not fully served. Waiting periods for any new or upgraded services or benefits apply, including 12 months for obstetrics services and pre-existing medical conditions.

*Applies to single, couple/family and single parent family memberships on resident covers.

# Members Choice providers are not available in all areas and subject to change

§ Subject to annual limits and waiting periods