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HIF has been helping Australians look after their health care needs since 1954. As well as offering a range of domestic hospital and extras policies, HIF also offers Overseas Visitors Health Cover (OVHC) to make health insurance easy, convenient and affordable for those visiting Australia.
HIF OVHC is designed to help you afford to pay for medical care while in Australia. It can help you reduce your out-of-pocket expenses for everything from GP visits to major surgery, giving you peace of mind for the duration of your stay.
OVHC is not a requirement for every visa but it is compulsory for the majority of long-term visas. For example, to qualify for a 457 temporary employment visa or a 676 tourist visa, you must have an adequate level of health insurance cover in place for the duration of your stay. HIF offers OVHC policies to suit working and non-working visas that include the following:
HIF’s OVHC offers several hospital cover and extras cover policies designed to suit the different needs of foreign visitors. The cover provided by these policies is outlined below:
|Access Gap cover|
|Intensive care fees|
|X-rays and pathology|
|Cardiac (heart) services|
|Bone marrow and organ transplants|
|Assisted reproductive surgery|
|Services not covered by Medicare|
|Treatment||Visitor Saver||Visitor Value|
|Cardiac (heart) services|
|Surgically implanted prostheses|
|Treatment||Premium Options||Super Options||Special Options||Saver Options|
|Auxiliary home nursing|
|Blood glucose/pressure monitor|
|Assisted reproduction drugs|
When you take out an OVHC policy with HIF, you will need to serve a waiting period before you will be eligible to access any benefits. These apply to both hospital and extras health insurance and will vary depending on the specific treatment or condition you claim for. Select your OVHC policy type to view the relevant waiting periods.
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