When told her 8 year old daughter had juvenile arthritis, Nicole could never have predicted the extent to which her private cover could assist, but knew there was no way she would ever be without it.
Once being diagnosed with testicular cancer, I had two options. I could wait a longer and have my surgery through the public system in a week or so. Or, I could use my private health insurance and have the extraction done on the Monday. Only 2 days after discovery.
The option to skip the large waiting list and inevitable prolonged pain that comes with it, coupled with the comfort of a private room and access to the highest level of medical assistance (even in the form of physiotherapy after her operation) left Jan without any doubts as to the value of her private health cover.
Matthew suffers from ulcerative colitis; a debilitating autoimmune disease that affects the colon and needs ongoing support for his chronic condition. Having a specialist surgeon on hand and private hospital space available was critical to aiding Matthew in his recovery.
Vicki’s private health cover eliminated the waiting time, leaving only a five day period between her specialist’s appointment and surgery.
Josh feels very fortunate to of had the backing of Teacher’s Union Health throughout his sporting career. For a sportsman like Josh, performance is the end goal, but performance only ever comes with good health.
Clare chooses private health insurance for her family because of the shorter waiting periods and flexibility it offers. Given the freedom to choose a surgeon she trusted and the ability to have both procedures carried out on the same day ensured peace of mind and made taking time off work to look after them both much easier.
My first experience with talking to a psychologist happened right after Big Brother, back in 2013. My whole world had been turned upside down and I didn’t know which way was up. I was struggling with some pretty serious feelings of guilt, regret and resentment towards myself.
Ways Private Health Insurance
can help you and your family
Protection for when you or your family need care
Avoid often lengthy wait times for treatment
Dental cover means no unexpected bills
Avoid the Lifetime Health Cover loading, by taking out Private Health Insurance before you turn 31
Access to a wider choice of providers
Tailored extras cover to suit your needs
Tell us why you have private health cover or about a time you’ve been glad you had it to be in the chance to win a weekly prize of $200 and a major prize of $2000!
*Maximum 200 words
Fill in the details below to enter: