Can I claim on Preventative Health Tests?

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 certain preventative health tests. Your Policy Summary will provide detailed information on your level of benefit and any limits that apply.

Preventative health tests assist members in detecting chronic conditions like cancer or osteoporosis in their early stages, enabling timely intervention and improving future health outcomes.

What preventative health tests are covered?

Westfund pays a benefit towards the following health tests:

  • Bone density test
  • Bowel testing kit
  • Calcium Score
  • Chronic disease health screen
  • Mammogram
  • Mole Scan
  • Thin prep pap test

Please check our provider recognition criteria to make sure you are seeing a recognised provider.

What isn’t covered?

There are certain times that we are unable to pay a benefit, these include:

  • When a preventative health test has received a Medicare benefit
  • Services not performed/provided by a recognised provider

How can I make my claim?

The easiest and quickest way to make your claim is via the Westfund app. However, we provide several other options so you can select the way that suits you best.

Please ensure you include your receipt/s when lodging your claim.