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    What's the best way to find a better deal and switch health funds?

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    We got rid of ours this year because of all the price hikes and because something had to give, and that was it. I wish we could still afford to have it, but right now, it just isn't possible. I agree though, if they want people to take the pressure off the public system, they need to make private health more affordable.

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    Well crap. DF and I were looking to get PHI in the new year but with us dropping to one income, and a casual income at that, I just doubt we can afford it. Balls to this. Grr.

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    Quote Originally Posted by My Beloved Ones View Post
    What's the best way to find a better deal and switch health funds?
    We called iselect.com.au
    They are pretty good, they don't have details for all the providers but work with lots of the cheaper ones and are really helpful.

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    For those looking to compare, use privatehealth.gov.au . Neutral info and not trying to sell you product like iSelect etc.

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    $20/m increase for us- think I'm going to see if we can shave off something to keep it cheaper. Not happy at all.

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    Default Who's got private health? Wdyt of the 6.2% approved increase?

    I don't think I can shave anything off with our fund - were with defence health. I'm pretty sure it's just all bundled together. We have top extras and hospital cover. Other than dropping down to standard cover I don't think we can pick and choose our extras. Does anyone with defence health know?

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    Incentive to get off my butt and start shopping around.

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    Our premium is $233 a month for top hospital and essential extras for things like physio, Chiro, non-major dental.

    There is no other insurer where I can get it for that price. Looks like we will just have to put up with it

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    Our premium is $233 a month for top hospital and essential extras for things like physio, Chiro, non-major dental.

    There is no other insurer where I can get it for that price. Looks like we will just have to put up with it
    We pay $265 a month for budget hospital and platinum extras, I haven't had a look around lately but will be after this announcement.


 

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