Overseas Health Cover for Visa

Have confidence choosing a Medibank Overseas Health Cover to help with the cost of medical treatment if you have an accident or get sick during your time in Australia.

Want 2 weeks free in year 1 plus 2 weeks free in year 2?

Join and start eligible Overseas Workers Health Cover by 4 October and you could get 2 weeks free in this year plus 2 weeks free in your second year. For new Overseas Workers Health Cover members only.‡ Must use code: 2PLUS2

Use promo code: 2PLUS2

Things you need to know

Waiting periods, annual limits and out-of-pocket expenses may apply

^For ambulance attendance and transportation to a hospital where immediate professional attention is required and your medical condition is such that you couldn't be transported any other way.

~Services not provided by a doctor but are billed with an MBS item number. For example, eye checks and services related to chronic disease and mental health management plans, where they fall under an Included service under your Hospital cover.

+Any Excluded service will be treated as an Included service where you require hospital treatment as a result of injuries sustained in an Accident after joining this cover and within 12 months of the date the Accident occurred. The Accident must have occured in Australia while the cover was not suspended. Treatment must be sought within 7 days of the Accident. Excludes claims covered by third parties such as WorkCover.

*Only at Members’ Choice providers. Up to annual limits. Members Choice not available in all areas. Waiting periods apply including 12 months for some dental services.

#Waiting period may apply. Limited to two dental check-ups annually on all extras. Not available in all areas.

**Up to annual limits. Waiting periods may apply. Some services, like lens coating, aren’t included.

Learn more about Australia's healthcare system

If you need medical attention while you’re in Australia and you don’t have health cover it can be very expensive, whether you’re treated in the public or the private healthcare system. Find out more about the differences between the private and public healthcare system.

Need a little extra help?

Find out more about things like waiting periods and pre-existing conditions or check our list of definitions if you don’t know the meaning of a word or phrase.

Things you should know

‡ For new members on new memberships who join and start eligible Overseas Workers Health Cover between 7 September and 4 October 2021 and have not held Medibank Overseas Workers Health Cover in the previous 60 days. Must quote promo code 2PLUS2 and set up direct debit when joining. 2 weeks free: Must maintain direct debit and hold eligible product for 30 continuous days from the policy start date to get the next two weeks free. Second instalment of two weeks free will be applied 15 months after policy start date provided member is financial at the time of redemption, has maintained direct debit and an eligible cover continuously from the policy start date. Excludes all Resident covers, Corporate covers, Overseas Student Health Cover, Overseas Visitors Health Cover, Travel Insurance, Pet Insurance, Funeral Insurance, ahm covers and Medibank staff. Not available with any other offer.

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