Lithgow, NSW: Westfund Health Insurance, Australia’s 7th largest open health fund, today announced the return of $5.1 million to eligible members in an extension of its COVID-19 Community Support Package.
Lithgow, NSW – Westfund Health Insurance has donated a van to the Lithgow Information & Neighbourhood Centre (LINC) to tackle food insecurity in and around the Lithgow area.
Westfund Health Insurance has been recognised for its commitment to member care by being short-listed in two categories of the Australian Service Excellence Awards (ASEAs).
We’ve partnered with the Australian Health Service Alliance (AHSA) to roll out a research initiative aimed at improving the care and service provided by hospitals to our members.
We offer a Natural Disaster Financial Hardship suspension to members feeling the impacts of natural disasters – floods, fires and other events dealt by Mother Nature.
Members Health has expressed concern that "swelling public hospital waiting lists" are giving rise to 'buy-now, pay-later' schemes for procedures in Australia’s private health care system.
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.
New data from Roy Morgan shows satisfaction with private health insurance is up both month-on-month and year-on-year. Overall, a total of 73.7% of Australians holding private health insurance were either ‘very satisfied’ or ‘fairly satisfied’ with their private health insurance provider in the latest ‘Customer Satisfaction: Private Health Insurance’ report.
Westfund has welcomed new directors Jenny Levy and Noeline Woof to their board.