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The latest news from Doctors' Health Fund and the health insurance industry.

At Doctors’ Health Fund, we understand that the Private Health Insurance system can be a complex machine. It’s important to us that, as a member, you are well informed about your policy and benefits.

As the end of the year approaches, it’s an excellent time to review your current benefits and check to see if you have made the most of your extras benefits.

The results from our trust survey are in, read more to find out the outcome.

On 13 August the Australian Dental Association (ADA) launched a petition designed to urge the government to act on the issue of ‘discriminatory private health insurance (PHI) rebates’.

If you refer a friend to join the fund, you will each receive a $100 Flexi eGift card if they become a member before 30 November 2019.

There is some recent commentary around the value of private health insurance; particularly to young people. Other comments indicate that a Basic level of cover is all that is necessary.

We caught up with our long-standing member of over 20 years Dr Ken Sleeman and asked him how Doctors’ Health Fund supports him, his health and his profession.

In February this year, our oldest member, Dr Frederick Richard Neason ‘Dick’ Stephens, sadly passed away at 103 years of age. He left behind a legacy engrained in anaesthesia research and innovation. Dr Stephens and his family were members of Doctors Health Fund since 1978.

We have updated our Doctors’ Health Fund app with improvements to make your claiming experience even better.  We also have some tips on how to claim using the app so that your benefits are processed quickly and smoothly.

Now members aged 18 to 29 can save up to 10% on their private health insurance premiums.

Doctors’ Health Fund Claims Team Leader, Michelle Graham, embarked on a gruelling 60-kilometre coastal trek to raise more than $3,000 to help restore sight.

Why Doctors’ Health Fund is still the Gold standard.