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What does OSHC cover? Who can be covered?

OSHCstudents – OSHC assists international students to meet the costs of medical and hospital care they may need while in Australia. OSHC also includes ambulance cover and limited pharmaceuticals.

 

 

Hospital

  • 100% of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) fee for medical services provided in hospital
  • Public hospital shared ward accommodation for overnight or same-day hospital stays
  • Private hospital accommodation (for hospitals that have a contracted rate with Australian Health Services Alliance)
  • Surgically implanted prostheses up to the approved amount listed on the Australian Prostheses List
  • Ambulance
  • You are covered for emergency ambulance transport to hospital for admission and on-the-spot emergency treatment

 

Doctors (out of hospital)

General Practitioner (GP) including telehealth – We will cover the benefit amount as listed in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS). The benefit amount may vary depending on the type of medical service.

 

Specialists (out of hospital)

We will cover the benefit amount as listed in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS). The benefit amount may vary depending on the type of medical service.

 

Medical Tests

For example X-rays and blood tests. We will cover the benefit amount as listed in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS). The benefit amount may vary depending on the type of medical service.

 

Prescription medicines

Expenses payable that exceed the equivalent of the current Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) patient contribution:

  • Up to $50 per approved prescription medicine
  • Up to $300 each year for singles
  • Up to $600 each year for families or couples

Disclaimer For more details read the relevant Policy Document. You can only claim prescription medicines included in the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) list and for items that cost more than the PBS co-payment fee. To see the full list of PBS medicines and the current co-payment fee, visit the Department of Health website.

 

Who can be covered?

Single Policy

 

Dual family policy

 

Multi-family policy

 

Covers only the overseas student who is the primary Student Visa holder*

 

Covers the overseas student, and either one adult spouse or de facto partner or one or more children under the age of 18 years old.

 

Covers the overseas student and more than one dependant, which can include only one adult spouse and de facto partner and one or more dependent children under the age of 18 years old.

 

 

You are international students, foreigners arrive to Australia and Australian citizens traveling abroad are looking at OSHC, OVHC, travel insurance, please contact OSHCstudents Team at email: info@oshcstudents.com and our partners for further information and assistance.

OSHCstudents (source: Allianz Care Australia)

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I trust Allianz Care since it is one of the largest insurance companies in Australia, with the medical centres where I only have to pay for what is left from insurance support. (no need to claim later). Besides, those centres are located at the centre of the city, close to schools. Very convenient, right? Credits to Allianz Care for providing reliable medical centres for health check and treatments.

Baek Ah Yeon | University of Queensland

Ariella Pei

I’ve been living with homestay family for 2 years. I’m now 19, I can move out but I don’t want to leave my host, who has become my family. It feels like I’ve met my second family. Thanks OSHCstudents for sending me to this homestay!

Ariella Pei | University of Canberra

Chatchawat Paton

I realised how important insurance was when I started living in Australia. There I switched to using Allianz Care instead of the previous service. Allianz Care is extraordinarily good in its consulting service and customer care. I’ve learned a lot about Australian health care, also I was consulted with mental issues and how to live a healthy lifestyle. I am very happy now.

Chatchawat Paton | Torrent University

Xiaoyu Cheng

Thanks to Allianz Care, every time I claimed my medical receipts it processed much more quickly and easily than I expected. I was initially a bit concerned since Allianz Care is more expensive than other insurance companies, but now I can ensure that it is totally worth the money.

Xiaoyu Cheng | Monash University

OSHCstudents Services

Partners

  • PTE Platform
  • Inus
  • Flywire
  • Imagine Education Australia
  • Shorelight
  • Opera City English College

Providers

  • King Education
  • North Sydney College English
  • NIB
  • HCC
  • Global Experience
  • Bupa
  • Vodafone
  • OVHC Iman
  • Allianz
  • Medibank
  • AHM