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HIF (Health Insurance Fund)

HIF (Health Insurance Fund)

2.9 from 123 reviews · View Statistics

Reviews

3.7

12 reviews
  • Value for Money
    1.0 (2)
  • Transparency
    1.0 (2)
  • Customer Service
    1.5 (2)
  • Claim Resolution Time
    • <1 week (1)
    • 2-4 weeks (1)
    • 1-2 months (1)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (3) · No
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Ben

BenGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC

Customer Service :(

published
Value for Money
Transparency
Customer Service
Incentivised ReviewNo
Claim MadeYes
Plan CoverageExtras Only
Coverage TypeFamily
Under 30No
Claim Resolution Time<1 week
Claim DateFebruary 2020
Claim ApprovedYes
1 comment
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Michael

MichaelSydney, NSW

  • 9 reviews
  • 10 likes

So misleading.

published
Value for Money
Transparency
Customer Service
Incentivised ReviewNo
Claim MadeYes
Plan CoverageHospital Only
Coverage TypeSingle
Under 30No
Claim Resolution Time2-4 weeks
Claim DateJune 2019
Claim ApprovedYes
6 comments
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Ren

RenRichmond-Tweed, NSW

Poor customer service, lapsed my policy under misleading information.

published
Incentivised ReviewNo
Claim MadeYes
Plan CoverageHospital Only
Claim Resolution Time1-2 months
Claim DateJanuary 2019
Claim ApprovedYes
2 comments
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Questions & Answers

Peter McNess

Peter McNessasked

Hello
This is Peter Mcness one of your members.
Please let me know, what is the incentive reward for getting a family member or friend to switch from Medibank to HIF?
Thanks

1 answer
HIF
HIF

Hi Peter,

Thanks for your question. It’s our preference to reward our existing members which is why we have our member referral program. If you recommend HIF to family or friends, make sure they mention your name when joining as you'll be rewarded with a $70 eftpos card for each successful referral (and there's no limit to how many you can earn!). Information on our Member Rewards Program can be found on our website if you’re interested in finding out more: www.hif.com.au/members/member-rewards

Peter, if you have any more questions or feedback, please don’t hesitate to email me directly at social@hif.com.au.

Warm regards, Lisa.

glenville

glenvilleasked

I am currently a member of HIF on Goldstar basic. I suffer from sleep apnea. If I buy a Cpap Machine, can I claim something from the fund? glenvilleaitken@gmial.com. Thank you.

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HIF (Health Insurance Fund)
HIF A.HIF (Health Insurance Fund)

Hello Glenville,

Thanks for your question. We certainly do pay a rebate on CPAP machines however it’s included on our Super or Premium Options Extras Covers (not Hospital cover) within the External Prosthesis / Medical Appliance category. Here's a quick overview of what can be claimed:

One machine can be claimed every 5 years from the previous supply (per person) and the benefit will be deducted from the Prosthesis annual limit of $1,500. The benefits payable are:
$300 for Members who've held Super or Premium Options for 3-5 years.
$600 for Members who've held Super or Premium Options for 5+ years.

It’s important to note though, that a 3-year waiting period would apply for this service should you wish to add Extras cover to your existing hospital cover. I hope this helps, however, if you have any further questions, or would like to speak with one of our Product Experts, feel free to email me directly at social@hif.com.au and I can arrange this for you.

Take care, Lisa.

glenville
glenville

Thanks, i also rang and found out same info.

Tina R.

Tina R.asked

Can I claim for a back support brace from HIF

1 answer
HIF (Health Insurance Fund)
HIF A.HIF (Health Insurance Fund)

Hi Tina, thanks for getting in touch. If you’re an HIF Member and hold Super or Premium Options Extras Cover you will be eligible to claim a rebate for a back support brace under your prosthesis benefits. To do so, we’d simply need a letter of recommendation from your treating practitioner (along with your paid invoice) and you’d also need to have served the applicable 12-month waiting period. I hope that helps, but if you have any further queries please don't hesitate to get in touch with me directly. You can reach me on social@hif.com.au. Thanks, Molly.

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