Non-Obstetrics Hospital Fact Sheet by p33h33


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Non-Obstetrics Hospital                                                                                                                                                                                          Wellness Benefits
Non-Obstetrics Hospital cover includes private hospital accommodation, theatre fees and other agreed charges. Although it does not cover obstetrics/                                                             The following Wellness benefits are included with your health
maternity/infertility related treatments, all gynaecological treatments are covered. You can choose Non-Obstetrics Hospital with one of the following                                                            cover. For detailed information on benefit limits, waiting
excess options:                                                                                                                                                                                                  periods and program approvals please refer to your
•	 Non-Obstetrics Hospital with $250 Excess (KX)                                                                                                                                                                 Wellness benefits brochure or visit
•	 Non-Obstetrics Hospital with $500 Excess (JX)                                                                                                                                                                 au/wellnessbenefits. Claim forms are downloadable from
The excess is payable once for singles per calendar year. For couples and families, the excess is applied at the single rate up to a maximum of twice per                                              
calendar year. All benefits could be subject to waiting periods. Members transferring from an equivalent level of cover with another fund will not have to
re-serve completed waiting periods. Please contact Australian Unity before undergoing treatment.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Regular check ups with your GP are all part of a good health
    Hospital Benefits                                                                                                                                                                                            regime and we’ll help cover the consultation cost not covered
    Accommodation                                                                                                                                                                                                by Medicare.
    Advanced Surgical                             100% covered for private or shared room accommodation in Agreement Private Hospitals and Public Hospitals,
    Surgical                                      except obstetrics services. Excess applies.                                                                                                                    Personal health coaching
    Medical                                       Benefits are not payable for obstetrics services on this cover.                                                                                                Don’t let your personal barriers stop you from achieving your
    Rehabilitation                                For hospital accommodation benefits payable in non-agreement private hospitals, please contact Australian Unity.                                               health goals, you’ll be amazed at what you can achieve with the
    Lap-banding^                                                                                                                                                                                                 motivational advice and support of a personal health coach.
    Intensive/Coronary Care                       100% covered in Agreement Private Hospitals and Public Hospitals. Excess applies.                                                                              Quit smoking*
    Theatre Fees                                  100% covered in Agreement Private Hospitals and Public Hospitals, except obstetrics services.                                                                  When you’re ready to quit, if you complete a course with one of
    Labour Ward                                   Not covered.                                                                                                                                                   our approved providers Smokenders, Allen Carr’s Easyway or the
    Infertility Treatments                        Not covered.
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    Same Day Hospitalisation/                     100% covered in Agreement Private Hospitals / Day Centres and Public Hospitals. Excludes obstetrics services.                                                  Weight loss*
    Day Surgery                                   Excess applies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lose weight with one of our approved weight loss providers,
    Home Nursing                                  100% cover for approved† private nursing care, when referred by a medical practitioner and in lieu of hospitalisation (subject to                              Weight Watchers (excludes at home kits), Sure Slim, Jenny Craig
                                                  prior application and approval by Australian Unity).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 or UltraLite, and we’ll reward you at three different stages toward
    Medical Gap                                   Your doctor has the option to use Australian Unity Gap Cover which means no or reduced out-of-pocket costs for you on any                                      your weight loss goal.
                                                  in-hospital medical charges. You will need to ask your doctor if they are participating.
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    Surgical Prostheses                           100% of the minimum cost for government approved surgically implanted items such as a replacement knee or hip.
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    Emergency Ambulance                           100% covered for emergency ambulance transportation for admission or treatment at a hospital. The account must be coded                                        condition. Step into Life offers outdoor group training in a
    Transportation                                as emergency transportation by the ambulance service to qualify for benefits.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 supportive environment that will help you reach your health
  Basic (default) benefits apply for 24 months for lap-banding if you were previously uninsured. The basic benefit is the amount of benefit payable by a health fund, which is set by the Federal
  Government, for accommodation as a private patient in a shared ward of a public hospital. It does not provide any benefits for intensive or coronary care, labour ward or theatre fees in a private hospital   goals.
  or private day centre. Contact Australian Unity for applicable benefit entitlement.
  Providers must be in private practice and recognised by Australian Unity.                                                                                                                                      Cervical cancer vaccinations
In the event of an unplanned pregnancy, Australian Unity advises that you should be hospitalised as a Medicare patient in a public hospital. Private patient benefits for obstetrics                             With real benefits for women up to 45, if you’re at risk then we’ll
are not available under this cover.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 help cover the cost of getting you vaccinated.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 * Where an Extras cover is taken with Hospital cover, benefits are payable under the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Hospital cover only.

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