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Have you fallen for these health insurance myths?

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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 health 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

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ahm Deals ahm Deals
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Get up to $100 when signing up to both hospital + extras

$100 for couples and families and $50 for couples. Offer applies for new joiners.

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Medibank Health Insurance Deals Medibank Health Insurance Deals
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Get 6 weeks free. PLUS any 2 & 6 month waits on extras waived

Offer applies on eligible combined hospital & extras cover by 30 June. New members only. T&C's apply.

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CUA Health Deals CUA Health Deals
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Get up to $400 e-gift card + Skip 2 & 6 month waiting periods

Offer applies when joining hospital + extras cover by 30 April 2021. New members only. T&C's apply.

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

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

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Qantas Health Insurance Deals Qantas Health Insurance Deals
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Get up to 130,000 Qantas Points

Earn up to 130,000 points on top policies, all policies earn Qantas Points. Offer applies for new joins only until May 24, 2021. T&Cs apply.

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AAMI Health Insurance Deals AAMI Health Insurance Deals
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Get $200 off when signing up to both hospital + extras

Offer applies for new joiners by 30 April 2021. T&Cs apply.

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HCF Health Insurance deals HCF Health Insurance deals
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HCF members can get loyalty rewards and discounts across Australian stores

Health fund members can claim 10% off Rebel gift cards, 4% off Woolworths e-gift cards & more.

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HBF Health Insurance HBF Health Insurance
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Get 4 weeks free

Get 4 weeks free after 60 days. Offer applies for hospital + extras combined policies.

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