Psychiatric Care

Psychiatric Care is a service that helps cover the costs of inpatient care for people suffering from mental health problems.

This service provides attentive, in-hospital care for patients suffering from depression, anxiety, grief, trauma and other emotional and mental disorders.

You might need Psychiatric Care if you...

  • Are suffering from grief
  • Have a history of mental illness
  • Have been diagnosed with depression, anxiety, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder

Things you need to know about Psychiatric Care

Limits and benefits
Psychiatric Care limits and benefits change depending on your choice of Hospital product, the level of cover you choose and how long you’ve been an HBF member.

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Limited benefits apply on our Young Saver Hospital, Mid HospitalYoung Singles Saver Twin Pack and our Smart Saver Twin Pack. These benefits are similar to the cost of a shared room in a public hospital. Significant out-of-pocket expenses may be incurred.

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Conditions
There are some conditions on Psychiatric Care. In order to be covered, your treatment must be carried out in hospital.
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 for Psychiatric Care

Psychiatric Care is a Hospital service, and is included in the following cover options.

Hospital and Extras Packages

Young Singles Saver Twin Pack
From
$17.70 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Smart Saver Twin Pack
From
$29.35 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Prime Health Package
From
$38.30 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Ultimate Package
From
$90.55 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months

Hospital Only

Young Saver Hospital
From
$15.50 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Healthy Saver Hospital
From
$28.45 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Mid Hospital
From
$23.20 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Top Hospital
From
$30.15 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months

Products for overseas visitors

Comprehensive Overseas Visitors cover
From
$61.45 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Working Visa Hospital cover
From
$24.95 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Working Visa Hospital and Medical cover
From
$40.75 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months
Standard Overseas Visitors cover
From
$25.75 (i)
per week
  • Waiting Period
    2 months