Westfund expands its Board welcoming two new directors

Lithgow, NSW – Westfund Health Insurance has announced the appointment of Jenny Levy and Noeline Woof as non-executive directors to the Board of Westfund, effective February 2021. The appointments will further strengthen Westfund’s Board of Directors in the areas of technology, cyber security, risk management and digital innovation. Ms Levy and Ms Woof join the… 

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Feels good to do good – Community Day was a success

Feels good to do good – Community Day was a success

We’re proud to have helped a number community groups across our regional network in the past few weeks as our staff enjoyed the launch of our Community Day initiative. Community Day celebrated the launch of our refreshed brand and the introduction of our refreshed Members Online to our members while also focusing on supporting the… 

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Getting the most out of your membership

Getting the most out of your membership

The new year is fast approaching and means a fresh start for various things, including many of your extras limits. Some of the most common services you might use are dental, optical, physio and chiro. Depending on your level of cover, you might also have cover for things like preventative health tests, chronic disease association… 

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APRA report confirms Members Health funds defy industry trends

APRA report confirms Members Health funds defy industry trends

Australia’s not-for-profit and member owned health funds have outperformed the rest of the industry while supporting members through one of the toughest economic periods on record. As a group, Members Health funds grew 2.7 per cent in 2019-20 while the rest of the industry shrunk -0.5 per cent, according to the latest APRA figures. During… 

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Surge in demand for dental and allied health as COVID-19 restrictions ease

Surge in demand for dental and allied health as COVID-19 restrictions ease

The latest data from Private Healthcare Australia confirms Australians are using their private health insurance for general treatment/ancillary health services at pre COVID-19 levels. In the month of September 2020, the number of services rebated by private health insurance for dental, optical, physiotherapy, chiropractic and podiatry are all at higher levels than September 2019, despite… 

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