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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Winner of $10,000 major grant announced

Winner of $10,000 major grant announced

We’re thrilled to announce the winner of the $10,000 major grant through the Westfund Community Grants Program. The $10,000 was announced as part of a $50,000 boost for Round One, 2020 to help mark the milestone of 50,000 memberships for Westfund. The additional $40,000 was awarded in regular grants through the program. The shortlisted candidates… 

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Record number of grants in Round 1 2020

Record number of grants in Round 1 2020

The successful applicants from Round One, 2020 of the Westfund Community Grants Program have been announced The Program continues to grow, with a record number of applicants sharing their initiatives to secure a defibrillator or a grant of up to $2500. This round had an added bonus for applicants, with an extra $50,000 in funding… 

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Extension of COVID-19 support for members

Extension of COVID-19 support for members

As COVID-19 continues to evolve and impact our lives in unexpected ways, Westfund is focused on helping you manage your health and financial wellbeing throughout this challenging time. That’s why we’ve recently announced the extension of our COVID-19 support for members – with programs now available until the end of 2020 so that you can… 

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