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Tim Bennett

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Tim Bennett is the health insurance publisher at Finder. Tim is a former radio journalist and has reported on news, politics, finance and other topics for over 10 years. His previous jobs include breakfast presenter and news reader at the ABC, and news producer for SBS and Fairfax Media.

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Health insurance premiums are rising by 2.7% in 2022 (but that’s good, kind of)

When will those price rises happen, and does it affect all health insurance policies? And why is 2.7% considered "good news?"

Tim Bennett 18 January 2022
Health insurance premiums are rising by 2.7% in 2022 (but that’s good, kind of)

Health insurance for young adults

Find out how to get cheap health insurance for young people.

Gary Hunter & Tim Bennett 5 November 2020
Health insurance for young adults

How does health insurance cover spinal fusion?

Find out spinal fusion costs, waiting times, out-of-pocket expenses and more.

Gary Hunter & Tim Bennett 7 November 2019
How does health insurance cover spinal fusion?

Varicose Vein Treatment

Will Medicare cover varicose vein treatment?To be eligible for a Medicare rebate, the varicose vein procedure needs to be medically necessary and not just cosmetic. You'll find hospital treatment for varicose veins under Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item numbers including 32523, 32500, 32504 and 32507.For treatment in a public hospital, you should have minimal to […]

Gary Hunter & Tim Bennett 26 June 2019
Varicose Vein Treatment

Medibank Health Insurance Review

Medibank offers policy options to suit people with a wide range of needs and budgets.

Gary Hunter & Tim Bennett 8 April 2019
Medibank Health Insurance Review

HCF Hospital Cover Health Insurance

Not-for-profit fund HCF offers four hospital cover policies, plus great member benefits too.

Tim Bennett 5 April 2019
HCF Hospital Cover Health Insurance

HBF Health Insurance Review

HBF is one of the five largest health funds in Australia, offering a range of hospital, extras and combined covers to members in WA and around Australia.

Gary Hunter & Tim Bennett 5 April 2019
HBF Health Insurance Review

GMHBA health insurance review

GMHBA health insurance offers a wide range of hospital and extras policies, giving you tons of flexibility.

Gary Hunter & Tim Bennett 4 April 2019
GMHBA health insurance review

Frank health insurance review

Frank Insurance, owned by GMHBA, aims to make health insurance simple, easy to understand and affordable.

Gary Hunter & Tim Bennett 3 April 2019
Frank health insurance review

nib health insurance review

Review the range of health insurance options offered by nib to make it easier to compare the different health policies available.

Gary Hunter & Tim Bennett 2 April 2019
nib health insurance review
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