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The latest news from Doctors' Health Fund and the health insurance industry.

In February this year, our oldest member, Dr Frederick Richard Neason ‘Dick’ Stephens, sadly passed away at 103 years of age. He left behind a legacy engrained in anaesthesia research and innovation. Dr Stephens and his family were members of Doctors Health Fund since 1978.

We have updated our Doctors’ Health Fund app with improvements to make your claiming experience even better.  We also have some tips on how to claim using the app so that your benefits are processed quickly and smoothly.

Now members aged 18 to 29 can save up to 10% on their private health insurance premiums.

Doctors’ Health Fund Claims Team Leader, Michelle Graham, embarked on a gruelling 60-kilometre coastal trek to raise more than $3,000 to help restore sight.

Why Doctors’ Health Fund is still the Gold standard.

The next round of the Australian Government’s Private Health Insurance reforms will begin to come into effect from 1 April 2019, and we have provided a su

In January, Doctors’ Health Fund and Avant Mutual represented at 42 different hospital Intern Orientation Weeks around the country.

So-called junk policies provide cover for a handful of services; often just the minimum required to qualify as a ‘compliant health insurance policy’.

 

There are times when you may need additional health support, either after a medical procedure or to treat a specific medical condition. We provide the support you need through our Health Management Program. 

Associate Professor Beverley Jane Rowbotham, Doctors’ Health Fund Board member, has been awarded the Officer (AO) In the General Division

The Federal Minister for Health has recently released the health fund premium increases for April 2019. Doctors’ Health Fund is one of only five funds to have an increase below 3% in 2019 and has recorded below industry average premium increases for the last seven years.

Digital continues to be a key area of focus for us and our team has been hard at work accelerating innovation across our platforms to provide an exceptional member experience.