Aids to Recovery Equipment

Aids to Recovery Equipment is a service that can help you access medically necessary equipment or devices.

This means we’ll pay a benefit towards the cost of an approved device that assists you in your recovery and return to health. 

You might need Aids to Recovery Equipment if you...

  • Are recovering from surgery
  • Are returning to health after an accident or illness
  • Have a condition that requires assistance or monitoring

Things you need to know about Aids to Recovery Equipment

Limits and benefits
Aids to Recovery Equipment limits and benefits change depending on your choice of Extras product, the level of cover you choose and how long you’ve been an HBF member.

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Our Prime Health Package has an annual limit on Aids to Recovery Equipment.

Our Ultimate Package has a combined annual limit on Aids to Recovery Equipment. Your combined maximum will be shared with any claims you make on Health Monitoring Equipment and Preventative Equipment. Show less
Conditions
There are some conditions on Aids to Recovery Equipment.

Benefits are only payable if your level of cover includes ‘Aids to recovery’, ‘Preventative equipment’ or ‘Appliances’ and the item is listed on the applicable item schedule.

More information

For more specific information about what equipment and devices are covered under each policy, call us on 133 423.

Waiting period
There is a waiting period of two months for this service.

We will honour waiting periods already served more info

Products that include cover toward Aids to Recovery Equipment

Aids to Recovery Equipment is an Extras service, and is included in the following cover options.

Hospital and Extras Packages

Prime Health Package
From
$44.40 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Ultimate Package
From
$90.55 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months

Extras Only

Flexi Extras
From
$12.90 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months