News

  • 1 May 2019

    Care Coordination Service “ticks all the boxes”

    We recently received this fantastic feedback from a member about the TUH Care Coordination Service and the wonderful Shannon Posaw, one of our care coordinators.

    I have been a TUH member for around 35 years and over that time have been treated extremely well. The Care Coordination Service (CCS) has…

  • 1 May 2019

    Inpatient? Outpatient? What’s the difference?

    Have you ever been disappointed to learn that hospital treatment you’ve received is classified as ‘outpatient’ treatment which leaves you responsible for any hospital and medical costs not covered by Medicare?

    Under health insurance legislation, insurers are prohibited from paying for outpatient tr…

  • 1 May 2019

    What is community rating and why is it good news?

    Private health insurance is community rated, meaning everyone pays the same price for the same policy. This differs from other types of insurance, which are “risk rated” and influenced by personal factors such as driving record, smoking status or age etc.

    Health insurance doesn’t discriminate aga…

  • 1 May 2019

    Give flu prevention your best shot

    Now is the time to prepare for cold and flu season. While general hygiene practices can help prevent colds and viruses, the best way to prevent the spread of influenza (the flu) in our community is vaccination.

    Flu vaccines are available from various recognised immunisation providers and are free t…

  • 18 March 2019

    TUH takes out Australia’s most recommended members-owned private health insurer award!

    TUH recently received the Most Recommended Members-owned Private Health Insurer award* at the DBM Consultants Australian Financial Awards 2019. The award is based on results from DBM Consultants’ Consumer Atlas survey of over 60,000 Australians.

    “We are thrilled to receive this prestigious award vo…

  • 14 December 2018

    Private Health Insurance Changes

    Private health insurance continues to be in the spotlight as policy makers, health providers and insurers seek ways to ease the financial pressure on consumers and make it easier for consumers to understand.