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Your 2019 overseas visitors health cover premium

Your premium is set to change on 1 April, 2019. We’ll help you understand the changes to your premium, as well as and how to get the best value from your cover.

Reasons to keep your cover

There are plenty of reasons to keep your overseas visitors health cover while your Australian experience continues into 2019 and beyond.

Accident Override

We know that accidents happen. And when they do, recovery should be a top priority. It’s why we made sure that regardless of their level of Hospital cover, if our members have an Accident, we’ll pay benefits towards their treatment, even if it’s normally Excluded under their cover^.

Peace of mind if the unexpected occurs

Your cover includes everyday hospital services# such as joint reconstructions, gynaecology, ear, nose and throat services, and digestive system treatments. It also includes medical services~, such as seeing a GP, blood tests and x-rays, plus Unlimited Emergency Ambulance services Australia-wide*.

24/7 Medibank Nurse

We know that it's important to access healthcare anywhere, anytime. That's why members with Hospital cover can call our phone service to speak to a Medibank nurse about their health concerns at any time of the day and night.1

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Your trusted partner

We offer great value to over 3.7 million members in Australia through regular updates on Live Better. Here you can find articles on wellbeing, exclusive offers, advice from experts or online courses.

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Are you on the right cover?

If your visa status or health cover needs have changed recently, it might be time to review your cover. You can talk with one of our customer service experts for any health cover related questions via 24/7 online chat. We’re also available over the phone on 134 190 and across our large store network.

Pathway to Permanent Residence for Retirees

If you’ve been living in Australia as a retiree (visa subclass 405 or 410), through the new pathways introduced by the Australian Government in November 2018, you may now be eligible to apply for Permanent Residence in Australia.

If you become a permanent Australian resident, or otherwise become entitled to full Medicare benefits, your cover may no longer be appropriate and you should contact us to discuss moving to an Australian resident cover.

You can find out more about the pathway to Permanent Residence for Retirees.

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My Medibank App.

Update your details, check your limits and see what your cover includes from your mobile - anywhere, anytime.

Download now: Google Play or Apple App Store.

Medibank mobile app

Medibank Free + Active 

We want people to get together and get moving. Our goal is to help build happier, healthier, more connected communities by supporting our favourite partners to bring you free and social activity and make it more accessible to more people.

Why premiums are reviewed annually

Reviewing premiums means we can continue to provide our members with the health support they deserve during their time in Australia.

Frequently asked questions

Things you should know

^Out-of-pocket expenses may apply. Limited to services listed on the Medicare Benefit Schedule (MBS). Excludes claims covered by third parties such as Workcover. Some products may have additional conditions, including that the accident occurs after join date and that treatment must be sought within 7 days of accident. See your Cover Summary for details.

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

# Waiting periods and out of pocket expenses may apply.

~ Out-of-pocket expenses may apply.

1 OSHC members should call the Student Health & Support Line on 1800 887 283.