Australian Health Insurance Funds

Here you will find a list of health insurance funds which provide coverage for podiatry services in Australia. It is evident below that many health insurance companies offer various levels of health insurance cover within Australia. The Australian Government has recently tried to simplify the process of choosing the right health insurance cover by insisting health insurance products are categorised under 1 of 4 types. These types are basic cover, bronze cover, silver cover and gold cover.

In theory this classification is a step in the right direction, however, trying to choose the right health cover still remains far more challenging than choosing the correct mortgage for your family home. The confusion makes it difficult for consumers to make real insurance product comparisons, nevertheless, it's a small improvement which will hopefully lead to further positive changes for consumers.

This list is constantly being updated but is current up until the 1st April 2019.

Private Health Insurer with the respective ATO ID (Australian Tax Office ID code) and Type (Open or Restricted Access)

ACA Health Benefits Fund ACA Restricted

ahm health insurance AHM Open

Australian Unity Health Limited AUF Open

Bupa HI Pty Ltd BUP Open

CBHS Corporate Health Pty Ltd CBC Open

CBHS Health Fund Limited CBH Restricted

CDH Benefits Fund CDH Open

CUA Health Limited CPS Open

Defence Health Limited AHB Restricted

Doctors' Health Fund AMA Restricted

Emergency Services Health ESH Restricted

GMHBA Limited GMH Open

Grand United Corporate Health FAI Open

HBF Health Limited HBF Open


Health Care Insurance Limited HCI Open

Health Insurance Fund of Australia Limited HIF Open

Health Partners SPS Open HEA Open

Latrobe Health Services LHS Open

Medibank Private Limited MBP Open

Mildura Health Fund MDH Open

MO Health MYO Open

National Health Benefits Australia Pty Ltd (onemedifund) OMF Open

Navy Health Ltd NHB Restricted

nib Health Funds Ltd. NIB Open

Nurses & Midwives Health NMW Restricted

Peoplecare Health Insurance LHM Open

Phoenix Health Fund Limited PWA Open

Police Health SPE Restricted

Queensland Country Health Fund Ltd QCH Open

Railway and Transport Health Fund Limited RTE Restricted

Reserve Bank Health Society Ltd RBH Restricted

St.Lukes Health SLM Open

Teachers Health NTF Restricted

Transport Health Pty Ltd TFS Open

TUH Health Fund QTU Restricted

Westfund Limited WFD Open

Health insurance brokers are available and industry/employee specific health insurance schemes do exist. For example In South Australia Police Health is a restricted access health insurer where membership is available to past and present employees of SAPOL and their immediate family members. For specific details on each of these insurance options you are best to contact the health insurer directly.

For further comparisons between health insurance funds you can visit the Australian Government helth insurance website at:
An Australian Government site showing every Health Insurance Policy available from every Health Fund in Australia.

WARNING : This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace professional podiatric advice. Treatment will vary between individuals depending upon your diagnosis and presenting complaint. An accurate diagnosis can only be made following personal consultation with a Podiatrist, your Doctor or your foot specialist.

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