News

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

As an appreciation of your loyalty and support, we’re rewarding members who refer family and colleagues to our fund, with a $100 Westfield Gift Card.

An overview along with our comments on the Health Minister's proposed changes to the private health insurance industry.

Errors in billing are one of the main pain points for practicing members. This article will help identify common mistakes and tell you how to avoid them.

If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, this article will help clarify your doubts by explaining what coverage you receive with your membership.

We are pleased to announce the prize winners from the 2017 Doctors’ Health Fund member survey competition.
To cover the rising costs of healthcare, we will be increasing premiums effective from 1 April 2017.  All members should receive details of their increase by letter or email (depending on your preferred method of contact) by 10 March 2017.

Doctors’ Health Fund, the health insurer created exclusively for the medical community, is celebrating its 40th birthday in 2017. Some highlights from our proud history demonstrate the central role our unique membership has played in making the fund what it is today.

40th Birthday
History of the Fund
Managing life in today’s time poor environment can be a juggling act, especially if you have a health condition. If you have Total Extras cover, our Health Management Program benefit can assist by supporting certain treatment options recommended for you by your doctor.
We spoke with Mrs Sandi Lyons, a member of the Fund for 37 years and recent “graduate” of the program about her experience.
When it comes to understanding out of pocket expenses, knowing what treatments are covered in a health insurance policy is only half the story. The other half is about the performance of the policy.
The Federal Minister for Health, Mr. Greg Hunt, has announced the approval of Private Health Funds’ premium increases for 2017.
Health insurance premiums
The Federal Government has established its Private Health Ministerial Advisory Committee which ‘brings together key stakeholders in the private health sector to work in partnership on the development and implementation of possible reforms to private health insurance’.