Nutritionist

Nutritionist is a service that helps you access the advice of a Nutritionist or Dietician. Nutritionists promote healthy eating and living to assist in the prevention of illness.

Nutritionists have extensive knowledge about the nutritional value of foods, how they interact with the body and impact lifestyle. They can advise you on what to eat in order to achieve specific health-related goals.

You might need a Nutritionist if you...

  • Are concerned about your weight
  • Have set a weight goal and need help achieving it
  • Want to achieve or maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Would like help managing diabetes, food allergies, cancers, gastro-intestinal diseases or obesity

Things you need to know about the Nutritionist service

Limits and benefits
Nutrition limits and benefits change depending on your choice of Extras product or package, the level of cover you choose and how long you’ve been an HBF member.

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Premium Extras Plus product has an annual limit on Nutritionist consultations.



Our Flexi Extras product has a combined annual limit on Nutritionist consultations. Your combined maximum will be shared with any claims you make on Dietetics.

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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.

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Products that include Nutritionist cover

Nutritionist is an Extras service, and is included in the following cover options.

Hospital and Extras Packages

Ultimate Package
From
$90.55 (i)
per week
  • Initial consultation
    Benefits
    90% back
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $800 under 3yrs $1000 3-6yrs $1300 over 6yrs
  • Subsequent consultation
    Benefits
    90% back
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $800 under 3yrs $1000 3-6yrs $1300 over 6yrs

Extras Only

Flexi Extras
From
$12.90 (i)
per week
  • Initial consultation
    Benefits
    $41
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $300 under 1yr $350 over 1yr & up to 2yrs $400 over 2yrs & up to 3yrs $450 over 3yrs and under 4yrs $500 over 4yrs Combined annual maximum with Dietetics
  • Subsequent consultation
    Benefits
    $24
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $300 under 1yr $350 over 1yr & up to 2yrs $400 over 2yrs & up to 3yrs $450 over 3yrs and under 4yrs $500 over 4yrs Combined annual maximum with Dietetics
Premium Extras Plus
From
$19.15 (i)
per week
  • Benefits
    $33 initial $28 subsequent
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $200