Bupa is a health and care company committed to helping our customers live longer, healthier, happier lives. We offer a broad range of services, including aged care and retirement, dental, optical, health insurance, and community wellbeing initiatives, to improve the health of all Australians.
As a student, you’re here to learn but you can also have fun. We want you to get great value from your Overseas Student Health Cover even when you’re fit and healthy. So keep your mind and body active with some great member discounts on health and fitness, entertainment and experiences for you to enjoy during your study breaks.
In most cases, we will pay for these services when you’re in hospital including:
Each doctor or specialist that treats you will charge a fee for the service they provide. This also includes most tests you may be sent to have by your doctor including pathology and radiology services.
If you are prescribed pharmacy items by a doctor, specialist or when you have visited hospital and not been admitted, you can claim back $50 per approved prescription item, up to $300 (single) or $600 (couple/family) per year.
You can claim for emergency ambulance transportation and on-the-spot treatment by our recognised providers anywhere in Australia
You will need to be a member for a certain amount of time before claiming money back on services. This is called a waiting period.
If you have your condition before joining Bupa we call this a pre-existing condition and we also may not be able to cover you, or you may need to wait until you have completed your waiting period.