About Private Health Insurance
Things to know about health insurance
For a better understanding of matters that relate to your membership with Australian Unity and health insurance generally in Australia, please find links to the relevant information areas below.
This is your health cover information resource which covers a range of private health cover related topics.
2012 Private Health Insurance Tax Statement Information
Under Federal Government legislation, Australian Unity is required to provide members with a Private Health Insurance Tax Statement. This Tax Statement details your health insurance cover during the previous financial year.
The information provided in these frequently asked questions apply to your premiums paid during the 2011/2012 financial year only.
Australian Unity members with health cover will have received their 2011-2012 Private Health Insurance Tax and Lifetime Health Cover Statements by mid-July 2012.
Terms and Conditions of Health Insurance
For more information on the terms and conditions relating to health cover membership with Australian Unity, including waiting periods and much more.
Lifetime Health Cover information you need to know
Lifetime Health Cover (LHC) is a Government initiative which commenced from 1 July 2000. It is designed to encourage people to take out private health insurance earlier in life, and to maintain their cover over their lifetime.