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How do I get my pregnancy check-up with OSHC?

OSHCstudents-Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a type of health insurance that international students in Australia are required to have while studying in the country. OSHC covers certain medical expenses, including pregnancy-related services. To get a pregnancy check-up with OSHC, you need to follow these steps.

1. Identify your OSHC provider

Your OSHC policy will be provided by an Australian insurance company. It’s essential to start by selecting a healthcare provider or doctor who participates in the OSHC network. You can find a list of approved healthcare providers on your OSHC insurer’s website or by contacting them directly. It’s crucial to choose a provider that offers comprehensive maternity and pregnancy services as part of their coverage.

2. Find an affiliated maternity clinic

Find an affiliated maternity clinic through the link: https://oshcstudents.com.au/find-a-doctor-of-oshc

Once you have identified your OSHC provider, you can locate an affiliated maternity clinic or healthcare facility that specializes in pregnancy-related care. You can typically find information on these affiliated providers on the OSHC website, or you may be directed to a specific website or portal provided by your OSHC insurer. This resource will help you find doctors, clinics, or hospitals that are covered by your OSHC policy for pregnancy services.

3. Make an appointment to see GP doctor

Your next step is to schedule an appointment with a general practitioner (GP) doctor who is part of the OSHC network. Your GP will serve as the initial point of contact for your pregnancy check-up and will guide you through the process. During this appointment, be sure to inform the GP that you are seeking pregnancy-related services.

4. The GP doctor will assist in appointing to the clinic, and maternity hospital to use hospital and delivery services

Your GP doctor will not only assess your general health but will also assist in coordinating your pregnancy care. They will provide referrals to specialists, maternity clinics, or hospitals where you can receive comprehensive pregnancy check-ups and delivery services. The GP will work with you to establish a care plan tailored to your specific needs during your pregnancy.

Pregnancy check-ups are typically scheduled at regular intervals during your pregnancy, and it’s vital to attend these appointments as recommended by your healthcare provider. These check-ups are essential for monitoring the health and development of both you and your baby, ensuring that any potential issues are identified and addressed promptly.

If you are international students, foreigners arriving in Australia, or Australian citizens traveling abroad looking for OSHC, OVHC, travel insurance, please contact Annalink team at email: info@oshcstudents.com and our partners for further information and assistance.

OSHCstudents Team

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Baek Ah Yeon | University of Queensland

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