Who is National Health Benefits Australia?
National Health Benefits Australia (onemedifund) is an Australian private health fund offering hospital, extras and combined policies to suit its members’ varying needs and budgets. Its cover options are designed to protect members from rising healthcare costs while also providing cover that is affordable. onemedifund has arrangements in place with more than 500 private hospitals and 21,000 doctors around Australia.
Other types of cover available
As well as health insurance, onemedifund offers travel insurance to its members through an arrangement with QBE Insurance. Cover options include:
- Annual multi trip. Cover for unlimited domestic or international trips in a 12-month period, where trips are less than 60 days. Covers medical and dental, evacuation and repatriation, cancellation, additional expenses and more.
- International comprehensive. Cover for medical and dental, evacuation and repatriation, cancellation, additional expenses and more.
- Budget. Cover for single international trips that includes medical and dental, medical evacuation and repatriation, cancellation and additional expenses and more.
- Australian comprehensive. Cover for cancellation or rearrangement costs, additional travel expenses, repatriation and other benefits for travel inside Australia.
- Australian cancellation. Limited cover for the non-refundable part of pre-paid travel arrangements or additional travel, accommodation and meals for travel inside Australia.
- Inbound travel insurance. Cover for non-residents travelling to and within Australia on a temporary basis for medical and cancellation, loss or theft of luggage, rental vehicle insurance excess and more.
What are the benefits of National Health Benefits Australia?
Members of onemedifund have access to a range of health care programs and services including:
- My Health Online. A wellness portal that provides access to a range of health and wellbeing tools. It allows users to store e-health information, share it with their doctor, keep a calendar of healthcare appointments and access an extensive health library.
- Health Risk Assessment (HRA). An online questionnaire that asks you for your health information across a whole range of areas. The resulting health report will give you information about your health risks and what you can do to improve your overall health.
- My Hospital @ Home. A program that makes it easy to get out of hospital earlier and receive personal care in your home. It can include in-home nursing care, health aids and equipment plus 24-hour phone access to healthcare professionals.
- Strive for Health. A program to help people with chronic conditions manage their health with the help of expert telephone or face-to-face health support at home.
- Rehab in the Home. A program involving physiotherapy and occupational therapy to help people recover at home after joint replacements, fractures, spinal conditions, stroke, respiratory conditions, cardiac conditions and mobility problems.
As well as access to healthcare programs and services, onemedifund members also receive discounts at participating eyecare outlets including:
- Teachers Eyecare. 35% discount on frames (with prescription lenses), 20% discount on lenses (when purchased without frames) and 25% discount on contact lenses.
- Laubman & Pank. 20% off lenses, 20% off lens extras (ie anti-reflective UV coating and tinting) and 15% off non-prescription sunglasses.
- Peoplecare Eyes & Teeth. 20% discount on the entire range of glasses, contact lenses & sunglasses.
- OPSM. 20% off lenses, 20% off lens extras (ie anti-reflective UV coating and tinting) and 15% off non-prescription sunglasses.
- Eyebenefit. 20% discount for one pair of complete glasses (frames and lenses), 15% discount on spectacle lenses only and 10% discount on contact lenses.
- Specsavers. 25% discount for one pair of complete glasses (frames and lenses) from the $149 range, 20% discount on all extras, free contact lens assessment, fitting and trial and free digital retinal photography.
- VSP Australia. One pair of no-gap frame and lenses or a free second pair, a 15% discount on all in-store contact lenses and a 20% discount on all lens add-ons.