Defence Health is a not-for-profit insurer providing comprehensive hospital covers and extras covers. We have policies to suit singles, couples, families and children. We also have policies tailored specifically to the needs of the ADF. Check under the performance tab to see how our focus on members delivers you better value for money.This information is provided by the fund
This fund has agreements with some private hospitals or day surgeries to provide services at low or no out-of-pocket costs. You can view Agreement Hospitals for this fund in your
region and further details are available from the fund.
Defence Health Limited operates in all states and territories.
Membership is restricted to people with a Defence connection. That means someone who is currently or was formerly employed in the ADF, Department of Defence and related agencies/departments, or with a Defence industry supplier or contractor where the employee is or was involved in the supply of goods or services to Defence. The extended family of these people are also eligible to join. Extended family includes the spouse or partner, child, grandchild, brother or sister, mother, father or former spouse of the person with the Defence connection. People with Defence Health insurance as at 12 October 2007 are also eligible to re-join.
The Private Health Insurance Ombudsman prepares an annual report on the service delivery and performance of Australian health funds. The following is a selection of statistics about this health fund - the full report and an explanation of these figures is available from the Ombudsman's website. Please note information is not provided for some funds in some states, as there are insufficient numbers reported to PHIAC for states in which the fund does not have a large membership.
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