Defence Health - latest news

  • Travel insurance promotion winners

    Posted on the 22-01-2015
    Thank you to everyone who purchased a policy from Defence Health Travel Insurance as part of our end of year promotion. Congratulations to our winners! The winner of the major prize, $1000 Webjet vo…
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  • Fax system maintenance

    Posted on the 12-02-2015
    On 12th February 2015 from 3pm-6pm EST we will be conducting maintenance on our fax system and will not be able to receive faxes during this time. Please retry sending your fax after this time or sca…
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  • Members Own Health Funds

    Posted on the 06-03-2015
    We exist to benefit members. Defence Health is proud to be a part of an exciting new initiative designed to highlight a genuine choice for Australians when it comes to choosing their health fund. A g…
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  • From boot camp to boardroom

    Posted on the 12-03-2015
    Defence Health is very proud to be involved in an initiative to support transitioning ADF personnel to get started in business. The skills employed in the Army, Navy or Air Force give those who’ve se…
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  • Benefit and premium changes

    Posted on the 18-03-2015
    Benefits get better from April 2015. We’re constantly looking at ways to enhance the flexibility, value and benefits of Defence Health membership. Sometimes that involves increasing the benefit payab…
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  • ‘Gallipoli letter’ provides a breathtaking insight

    Posted on the 23-04-2015
    The ‘Gallipoli letter’ was written by a young journalist and yet-to-become media baron, Keith Murdoch, almost 100 years ago. The 8000-word, 25-page letter provides a breathtaking insight to the dire …
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  • Member Update May 2015 - Newsletter

    Posted on the 25-05-2015
    We hope you enjoy the May edition of our Member Update. Read about our ANZAC commemoration, website  improvements, our member referral offer, Access Gap, eye health and what we are doing to keep your …
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  • Member Satisfaction Survey

    Posted on the 09-06-2015
    Thanks for the tick of approval Each year we check in with our members to see how satisfied you are with us, and what areas we can improve to deliver you better service. In the tenth consecutive year…
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  • 2015 Tax time FAQs

    Posted on the 22-06-2015
    Your Private Health Insurance Statement is required for the private health insurance section of your tax return. The Australian Taxation Office uses the information to calculate the correct level of …
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  • Member survey winners - July

    Posted on the 18-08-2015
    Thank you to all those who participated in our recent member survey. We just wanted to do a quick check that Defence Health was meeting your expectations.  We always appreciate the feedback we recei…
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  • Member Update October 2015 - Newsletter

    Posted on the 01-10-2015
    Our October Member Update is brimming with good news for you. We’re launching a new dental network to pack greater value into your extras cover. And we’ve got some important programs to help members w…
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  • Doing more for members with mental illness

    Posted on the 13-11-2015
    Defence Health is proud to add MindStep™ to our suite of Health Programs available to members. This program will help us to contribute to improving the lives of members suffering from mental illness. …
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  • Member Update December 2015

    Posted on the 07-12-2015
    Welcome to our special edition Member Update. This issue is dedicated to empowering you to make the most of your hospital cover. If you need to go to hospital, we want you to feel confident about your…
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  • Government review of private health insurance

    Posted on the 16-12-2015
    The Government is currently reviewing the health system with the aim of making it more efficient and sustainable. Both the public and private sectors are impacted by the growth in chronic disease, ris…
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