Posts about

Health Insurance

Claiming prescriptions, injections and vaccinations

Claiming prescriptions, injections and vaccinations

Looking after your health often means accessing prescriptions, injections and vaccinations. If you hold an eligible Extras Cover and have served the two month waiting period, you may be able to claim a benefit towards the cost of some of these pharmaceuticals. Your Policy Summary will provide detailed information on your level of benefit and… 

Posted on

Let's get sugar savvy for Dental Health Week

Let's get sugar savvy for Dental Health Week

So, how much sugar is hiding in your trolley? That’s the theme for this year’s Dental Health Week. Dental Health Week (3 to 8 August) provides an opportunity to pull back the curtain on the foods we eat and take a closer look at the hidden sugar in foods, even those that we may think… 

Posted on

Community is a priority

Community is a priority

After more than 25 years serving the Orange region, Westfund Health Insurance assures members of its continuing commitment to regional communities into the future. “At Westfund, we pride ourselves on being regionally-founded and based, not-for-profit and devoted to our members,” Westfund’s chief operations officer Jon Goodgame said. “Having a physical presence and commitment to our… 

Posted on

Ombudsman’s State of the Health Funds Report

Ombudsman’s State of the Health Funds Report

Westfund Health Insurance has welcomed the release of the 2019 Commonwealth Ombudsman’s State of the Health Funds Report. The report, which is a detailed, comparative look at the performance and service delivery of health funds, covers the 2018-19 period. In a pleasing trend for the broader private health insurance industry, complaints to the Ombudsman have… 

Posted on

Westfund wins Canstar's 2019 Outstanding value award

Westfund wins Canstar's 2019 Outstanding value award

Westfund’s commitment to excellence has been recognised, with the not-for-profit health insurer awarded Outstanding Value Awards from Canstar as part of their 2019 Health Insurance Star Ratings and Awards. Westfund received Canstar Awards for Outstanding Value Winner in NSW and Queensland for Hospital and Packaged products in 2019. The awards are a pleasing result given… 

Posted on