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Westfund introduces Multi-Factor Authentication to its online services | Westfund Health Insurance

Leading regional health fund, Westfund Health Insurance, has announced the implementation of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) across its online services. This enhancement underscores Westfund’s commitment to the highest data protection standards and a secure digital experience for its members.

Westfund Health Insurance now offers Disability Dependant cover options for families, promoting inclusivity and support

Westfund Health Insurance, leading regional health fund, has enhanced its cover categories to include dependants with a disability, providing more inclusive private health insurance options for families with diverse needs.

Westfund's new cover categories allow disability dependants over the age of 31, with an active National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan, to remain on their parents’ or guardians’ membership. This enhancement opens up new possibilities for families in this category by making private health insurance more affordable and accessible.

Westfund's New Partnership with Birth Beat Supports Members in Accessing Innovative Childbirth Education Platform

Westfund Health Insurance and Birth Beat are proud to announce their new partnership to provide an exclusive discount* and access to leading, evidence-based education and support services for new and expecting parents. Birth Beat's digital midwife support program is a convenient option for those who would like to participate in antenatal education but who cannot access it locally or who would prefer the convenience of an online-based program.

Westfund announces Healthy Futures Scholarship program, supporting the next generation of Doctors and Dentists in the regions

Westfund Health Insurance, Australia’s leading regional health fund, is proud to announce the launch of its Westfund Healthy Futures Scholarship program in partnership with Charles Sturt University.

The Westfund Healthy Futures Scholarship program awards two scholarships annually, each valued at $10,000. Eligible courses include Charles Sturt University’s full-time Doctor of Medicine program and the full-time Bachelor of Dental Science program. The announcement of the scholarship recipients will take place in April 2024.

Westfund Health Insurance and My Mirror Partner to Expand Access to Mental Health Services Anywhere in Australia | Westfund Health Insurance

Westfund Health Insurance and My Mirror today announced a new partnership to provide Westfund members with access to affordable mental health support services. Westfund members over the age of 13 will be able to access mental health support services anywhere in Australia through My Mirror's online therapy platform. Westfund members will also receive a 5% discount on My Mirror’s services. 

Westfund and OnePointHealth join forces to improve access to health care services | Westfund Health Insurance

Westfund Health Insurance today announced a new partnership with OnePointHealth to bring in-person and telehealth dietetics services to Westfund members. This new agreement will bring an accredited OnePointHealth dietitian to Westfund's Dental Centre in Lithgow for in-person appointments at least once a month, with the ability to scale based on member demand. 

Shortage of healthcare providers putting regional Australians’ health at risk

A new report shows access to healthcare remains an ongoing issue for Australians in regional areas, with half (49%) considering the wait time to see their GP unreasonable, some having to wait up to six weeks to get an appointment, and many having to travel more than two hours for an in-person consultation with non-GP specialists.

Westfund welcomes two new members to the Executive team | Westfund Health Insurance

Westfund welcomes two new members to the executive team. 

 

Westfund launches digital membership cards

Westfund members can now make an extras claim simply by tapping their iPhone or Apple Watch at HICAPS terminals.

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