It’s that time of year again – on April 1st your private health insurance will be due for renewal – but this year there are many changes in the way policies are categorised and priced. So don’t be beaten by the deadline – we’ve collected the best articles and tips from around the web to help you choose the cover that is right for you this year.
For starters, understand how to decipher your renewal letter and the new Gold, Silver and Bronze tiers:
- How to read your renewal letter
- Gold, Silver or Bronze – understanding the new tiers
- What’s changing in 2019 summarised
- Federal health department’s explainer
Compare your options:
For many Australians, the Medicare Levy Surcharge makes it attractive to get some form of private health insurance. But with premiums having risen 60% since 2010 and over 40 insurers offering policies – you might be considering whether you need to renew. But it is one the most important financial decisions you make every year – so take the time to review your options and use the links above to make the choice that is right for you and your families.