Health insurance deals for March 2018
Looking to switch health funds before the 1 April price rise? Discover which funds are offering deals, discounts and more.
At the end of the month, health insurance premiums are set to rise by an industry average of 3.95%. Health funds know that a lot of Aussies will be looking for a better deal come 1 April, which is why at this time every year health funds offer up all manner of incentives to try to win your business.
As of writing this article, 14 health funds are advertising a range of deals on their websites. We will attempt to keep the table below up-to-date.
The most popular incentive in 2018 is waiting period waivers, with seven funds waiving various two- and six-month extras waiting periods. Waiting period waivers is closely followed by free cover, with six funds offering either one month or six weeks of complimentary cover. Gift cards rounded out the top three most popular offers with three funds. The other funds have a mix of discounted premiums, direct debit deals, competitions, frequent flyer points and cash back offers.
|Fund||Deal||Deal end date|
|ahm Health Insurance||Get 1 month free cover and waived 2 and 6-month extras waiting periods when you join a combined hospital and extras policy.|
Bonus: Earn up to 70,000 Flybuys points.
|31 March 2018|
|CBHS Health Fund||Get a $200 eGift card and waived 2 and 6-month extras waiting periods when you take out a combined hospital and extras policy online.||31 March 2018|
|CUA Health||Get 1 month free, plus a 4% discount on your CUA Health premium (4% discount only when you direct debit from your CUA Everyday Account)||n/a|
|Frank||Get 1 month free and waived 2 & 6 month extras waiting periods when you join a combined hospital and extras policy.||31 March 2018|
|GMHBA||Get 6 weeks free when joining combined cover.||31 March 2018|
|health.com.au||Get waived 2-month waiting periods on Extras 50.|
Bonus: Take out a hospital & extras combos before 30 June 2018 and you'll get waived 2 month extras waiting periods. You will also go into the draw to win an Apple Watch.
|31 March 2018|
|Kogan Health||Get 1 month free cover and waived 2 and 6-month waiting periods on extras.|
Bonus: Get $60 kogan.com credit.
|31 March 2018|
|Medibank||Join a combined hospital and extras policy and get your second month for free, plus waived 2 and 6-month waiting periods on extras.||31 March 2018|
|MyOwn||Pay by direct debit and you'll get your third month for free, plus waived 2 & 6 month extras waiting periods.||31 March 2018|
|nib||Join any combined hospital + extras package online and you could get a $200 Virtual Visa eGift Card.||31 March 2018|
|Qantas Assure||Take out cover and earn up to 120,000 Qantas Points.||6 April 2018|
|RT Health||Take out cover and go into the draw to win an iPhone X.||30 April 2018|
|St.Lukes Health||Get a $100 gift card when you take out a hospital and extras policy.||30 April 2018|
|Suncorp Health||Get $200 cash back on hospital and extras policies.||30 April 2018|
Before buying cover, make sure you've checked the full terms and conditions for these offers and read the product disclosure statement (PDS).
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