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

There is some recent commentary around the value of private health insurance; particularly to young people. Other comments indicate that a Basic level of cover is all that is necessary.

We caught up with our long-standing member of over 20 years Dr Ken Sleeman and asked him how Doctors’ Health Fund supports him, his health and his profession.

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.

Even when you're young and active, keeping well can be challenging to your hip pocket. Our Extras cover can help keep a lid on your pharmacy expenses.

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, but often it's 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.