Why choose Medibank's Overseas Health Cover?

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Protect against the unexpected

Unlimited emergency ambulance services Australia-wide+

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Medibank is a leading private health insurer in Australia with over 3.7 million health insurance members.

Health insurance for visitors to Australia that includes the basics

Pays towards unlimited emergency ambulance services Australia-wide^, plus benefits if you have an Accident+, providing certainty during the uncertainty of travel.

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Overseas Visitors Starter Hospital and Medical

from
$79.10
/ fortnight
$88.88 / month

A mid level cover option for younger visitors to Australia who don’t require health cover for visa purposes (condition 8501), but want the peace of mind of having cover for more than the essentials (incl. Heart and vascular system services) during their time in Australia.

This cover may only be purchased by policy holders who are aged 49 or under.

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Hospital

Pays benefits towards accommodation and medical costs for included medical procedures in hospital. This includes charges for treatment you receive from doctors, specialists, surgeons and anaesthetists.

  • Includes 26 common clinical categories of hospital treatment (incl. Heart and vascular system)
  • Accidental Injury Benefit+
  • Choice of $250 or $750 excess

Medical

Pays benefits towards included medical services in and out of hospital.

  • Pays 100% of the MBS fee
  • Inpatient medical services across 26 clinical categories
  • General Practitioner (GP) consultations
  • Other common out-of-hospital medical services (blood tests & x-rays)
  • Most Allied Health services billed with an MBS item number~

Extras

  • None

Overseas Visitors Everyday Hospital and Medical

from
$79.10
/ fortnight
$88.88 / month

A cover option suitable for those visiting Australia who are fit and healthy, don't require health cover for visa purposes (condition 8501) and only want cover for the essentials and accidents 'just in case' the unexpected occurs.

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Hospital

Pays benefits towards accommodation and medical costs for included medical procedures in hospital. This includes charges for treatment you receive from doctors, specialists, surgeons and anaesthetists.

  • Includes 24 common clinical categories of hospital treatment
  • Accidental Injury Benefit+
  • Choice of $250 or $500 excess

Medical

Pays benefits towards medical services in and out of hospital.

  • Pays 100% of the MBS fee
  • Inpatient medical services across 24 clinical categories
  • General Practitioner (GP) consultations
  • Other common out-of-hospital medical services (blood tests & x-rays)
  • Most Allied Health services billed with an MBS item number~

Extras

  • None

Things you should know

^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.

+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.

 ~Services not provided by a doctor but are billed with an MBS item number. For example, eye checks and services related to chronic disease management plans. Excludes mental health services.

Here are two popular visas that Medibank’s Overseas Visitors Health Covers are generally suitable for:

Please note that if your visa is subject to Condition 8501 Overseas Visitors Health Cover may not be suitable.

This information above is sourced from the Department of Home Affairs' website and is accurate as of April 2019.

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Visa subclass 600

The Visitor visa (subclass 600) allows you to stay in Australia as a visitor or a visitor for business purposes for 3, 6 or 12 months. This might be an appropriate visa if you’re taking a holiday, visiting family or friends or on a tour with a registered travel agent from China.

 

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Visa subclass 651

The eVisitor (subclass 651) lets you visit Australia for up to 3 months at a time within a 12-month period. You can stay as a visitor or a visitor for business purposes.

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Speak to one of our friendly staff about your cover options. Call 1300 981 380 or request a call

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 some help?

We’re here to help you choose the health cover that matches your needs while you’re in Australia. Contact Medibank how it suits you; online 24/7, WeChat, in-store or by phone.

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Things you should know

+ 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.

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