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Private health insurers pay out record number of high claims

Private health insurers pay out record number of high claims

Private Healthcare Australia has released its 2019 high claims data report revealing health funds paid 367,979 hospital claims where the benefit payment for the episode of care exceeded $10,000. The organisation said this is an increase of 16,700 (4.8 per cent) high claims on the previous year. Of the claims, 28 cost more than $300,000,… 

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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… 

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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… 

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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… 

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10 Reasons to Have Private Health Insurance

10 Reasons to Have Private Health Insurance

1. You’re covered All types of insurance, including health insurance, give you a sense of security in case the unexpected happens. Private Health Insurance helps cover the costs related to keeping yourself healthy through hospital and general treatment. As well as peace of mind of not having to worry about hospital costs when you are… 

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