Get the Finder app 🥳

Connect your accounts & save

Have you fallen for these health insurance myths?

Test your knowledge with our 2-minute quiz. 

Updated

Fact checked

Buying health insurance is an important decision - but there are so many myths and misconceptions floating around, that it can be tough to separate fact from fiction.

We want to quash some of those persistent myths once and for all - and test Australia's understanding of health insurance while we're at it - so we created this quick, 2-minute quiz.

Bust the heath insurance myths

Don't miss these health insurance tips

How did you do? Are you a health insurance pro, or could you do with a little expert advice? If you're thinking about buying health insurance, always remember these facts so you can make an informed decision. They might even help you find a better deal!

  • You can split your hospital and extras cover
  • Extras cover includes ambulance cover
  • Couples don't pay less for health insurance
  • You won't pay more if you're old or sick
  • Hospital cover could help you cut your tax bill
  • You might get a discount for paying annually
  • You won't be charged for cancelling your policy
  • You don't need to re-serve waiting periods if you switch
  • Extras can cover things like prescription sunglasses and gym memberships
  • Some kids can stay on their parent's health insurance until they're 25

Compare your health insurance options

Here's some August 2020 health insurance deals

Medibank Health Insurance Deals Medibank Health Insurance Deals
VERIFIED

Get 4 weeks free + Waive 2 & 6 months waiting period on extras

Join eligible combined hospital & extras cover by 31 August 2020 for new members.

Last verified

VERIFIED

Coupon code ends

PeopleCare Health Insurance Deals PeopleCare Health Insurance Deals
VERIFIED

Get $100 gift card + 10% off on extras premium (with combined cover)

Join hospital only or combined hospital & extras cover. T&Cs apply.

Last verified

Get deal
VERIFIED
AAMI Health Insurance Deals AAMI Health Insurance Deals
VERIFIED

Get up to $300 off + Waive 2 & 6 month waiting periods

Offer applies when joining hospital + extras cover by 30 September 2020.

Last verified

Get deal
VERIFIED

Deal ends

Qantas Health Insurance Deals Qantas Health Insurance Deals
VERIFIED

Get up to 110,000 Qantas Points when joining or switching to Qantas health insurance

Offer applies when joining with hospital and extras cover by 31 August 2020. T&Cs apply.

Last verified

Get deal
VERIFIED

Deal ends

Suncorp Health Insurance Deals Suncorp Health Insurance Deals
VERIFIED

Get up to $300 off + Waive 2 & 6 month waiting periods

Offer applies when joining hospital + extras cover by 30 September 2020.

Last verified

Get deal
VERIFIED

Deal ends

Health.com.au deals Health.com.au deals
VERIFIED

Get 4 weeks free

Offer applies on selected combined covers. Ends on August 31, 2020.

Last verified

Get deal
VERIFIED

Deal ends

ahm Deals ahm Deals
VERIFIED

Get 1 month free + Skip 2 & 6 month waiting periods

Get 1 month free after 60 days. Offer applies for hospital + extras combined policies.

Last verified

VERIFIED

Coupon code ends

nib Health Insurance Deal nib Health Insurance Deal
VERIFIED

Skip 2 & 6 month waiting periods on extras

Offer applies when joining hospital + extras cover. Ends August 31, 2020.

Last verified

Get deal
VERIFIED

Deal ends

Popular Health insurance deals coupon codes

Last checked Code description Code
7 Aug 2020 Get 4 weeks free + Waive 2 & 6 months waiting period on extras 4FR****
3 Aug 2020 Get 1 month free + Skip 2 & 6 month waiting periods 1MF****
3 Aug 2020 Get $100 gift card + 10% off on extras premium (with combined cover) ********
3 Aug 2020 Get up to $300 off + Waive 2 & 6 month waiting periods ********
3 Aug 2020 Get up to 110,000 Qantas Points when joining or switching to Qantas health insurance ********

You might like these...

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder only provides general advice and factual information, so consider your own circumstances, or seek advice before you decide to act on our content. By submitting a question, you're accepting our Terms of Use, Disclaimer & Privacy Policy and Privacy & Cookies Policy.
Ask a question
Go to site