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Podcast: Busting Australia’s top health insurance myths

Posted: 11 March 2020 7:00 am News

Pocket Money podcast episode 204 Health Insurance myths

Everything you need to know about your health cover.

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Health insurance is complicated. So today on Pocket Money, we're going to clear up some of the myths surrounding health cover in Australia. From hospital to extras, tax time to turning 31, we'll arm you with everything you need to know.

As Finder's health insurance publisher, our guest Alex Holderness spends her days diving into the ever-changing world of health cover to help Aussies understand the fine print, and to help you save money.

This April, premiums are set to increase, so now is the perfect time to look at your cover. Not only should you determine whether or not you're using everything that you're paying for, but you can also learn some more clever tricks for cutting down the cost of your health cover. Alex reveals to Kate her top tips for how to compare policies and providers, and talks us through the hidden costs of couples cover, extras and more.

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Pocket Money is hosted by Sally McMullen and Kate Browne, produced and directed by Franko Ali, with editing and theme music from Brianna Ansaldo of Bamby Media.

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