Frequently Asked Questions
How do I join the Teachers Health fund?
You can join this private health insurer by visiting their website or calling them directly on 1300 727 538. Alternatively, you can print the application form that’s available online and post or email it to the insurer.
Does Teachers Health insurance cover counselling?
Generally, counselling services are only available when purchasing a Top Extras policy:
- Psychology assessments and consultations up to $600 per year.
- Hypnotherapy consultations up to $300 per annum
Can substitute teachers get health insurance?
If the substitute teacher belongs to one of the education unions mentioned above and works as a primary, secondary or tertiary substitute teacher or lecturer, then they should be able to get health coverage from the insurer.
How much is Teachers Health basic hospital cover?
As at September 2018, Basic Hospital cover from this private health fund can cost about $113.62 with an excess of $300 when living in NSW. However, this is subject to your unique circumstances and where in Australia you live.
Does Teachers Health fund cover IVF?
Infertility treatments are usually only covered by their Top Hospital policy option, which also provides coverage for pregnancy and birth-related services.
Does Teachers Health do travel insurance?
Yes, you can purchase travel insurance from this health fund. The cover is underwritten by Allianz Australia Insurance Limited (Allianz).
When does my benefit limit refresh?
Limits are refreshed every calendar year, on the 1st of January.
Does Teachers Health cover gym membership?
You can claim Healthy Lifestyle benefits for programs and services, like gym memberships, approved by the health fund.