Defence Health Limited, formerly known as Army Health Benefits Society (AHBS), operates on a not for profit basis and has been serving the Defence community since 1953.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.
(a) Current and former: (i) members of the Permanent and Reserve ADF; (ii) employees of the Department of Defence and related departments; (iii) employees of Defence related agencies, authorities and companies and companies contracted to Defence where in all cases the employee is or was involved in supplying goods or services to Defence. (b) Persons who were insured by Defence Health on 12 October 2007. (c) Extended family of above, being partners and former partners; dependent children; parents; adult children, their partners and dependent children; siblings, their partners and dependent children.
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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