Health Monitoring Equipment

Health Monitoring Equipment is included under Appliances.

Health Monitoring Equipment is covered under our Appliances and Wellness services, which includes a range of lifestyle services and complementary therapies.

Health Monitoring Equipment is a service that can help you access medically necessary monitoring and preventative equipment. This equipment can identify potential illness and help prevent it from developing further.

This means we’ll pay a benefit towards the cost to purchase or hire approved equipment, such as cholesterol monitoring kits, blood pressure monitors and heart monitoring equipment.

You might need Health Monitoring Equipment if you...

  • Are overweight and at risk of obesity
  • Are recovering from surgery
  • Have a condition that requires assistance or monitoring
  • Have a heart problem

Things you need to know about Health Monitoring Equipment

Limits and benefits

Health Monitoring 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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If you choose Flexi Extras, Health Monitoring Equipment will be covered under Appliances.

Our Flexi Extras cover has a combined annual limit on Health Monitoring Equipment. Your combined maximum will be shared with any claims you make on Aids to Recovery Equipment, Blood Glucose Monitors, Nebulisers and Hearing Aids.

If you choose Premium Extras Plus or our Ultimate Package, Health Monitoring Equipment will be covered under Wellness.

Our Ultimate Package cover has a combined annual limit on Health Monitoring Equipment. Your combined maximum will be shared with any claims you make on Aids to Recovery Equipment and Preventative Equipment.

If you choose Premium Extras Plus or add our Wellness cover onto another product, you will have a combined annual limit on Health Monitoring Equipment. This means you can claim up to a total of $400 on Health Monitoring Equipment, Herbalist Consultations, Bowen Therapy, Aromatherapy, Kinesiology, Shiatsu, Alexander Technique, Reflexology, Feldenkrais, Yoga programs, Pilates programs, Preventative Equipment and Hypnotherapy in any calendar year. Individual benefit maximums also apply. 

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Conditions

Benefits are only payable if the item is listed on the applicable item schedule. 

More information

For more specific information about the limits and benefits covered under each policy please 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 Health Monitoring Equipment

Health Monitoring Equipment is covered under Appliances.
This is an Extras service, and is included in the following cover options.

Hospital and Extras Packages

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

Extras Only

Flexi Extras
From
$12.90 (i)
per week
  • Benefits
    60%
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $800 under 1yr $900 over 1yr & up to 2yrs $1000 over 2yrs & up to 3yrs $1100 over 3yrs and under 4yrs $1200 over 4yrs Combined annual maximum
Premium Extras Plus
From
$19.15 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months