Can I claim on Pulse Electro-magnetic Field (PEMF) pain management devices?

HIF may pay benefits towards Pulse Electro-magnetic Field (PEMF) pain management devices that are approved via the Therapeutics Good Administration (TGA) on selected Extras policies.

What is Pulse Electro Magnetic Field therapy?

PEMF Therapy is a form of energy therapy that emits pulsating electro-magnetic fields to restore the positive and negative charges in cells, enabling it to perform its natural function, while speeding up tissue recovery. PEMF therapy is often used for pain management and is designed to speed recovery from injury and degenerative conditions such as osteoarthritis.

Who is eligible to claim for a PEMF Device?

Effective 1 August 2021, members on eligible Extras Cover policies can claim for a PEMF Device. For full details on claimable benefits, please visit our Extras cover comparison page and click 'Health Aids, Appliances and External Prothesis'. 

Oska Pulse Device – HIF Member Discount

The Oska Pulse is a pain management device that uses Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields (PEMF) to help relieve pain at the source. Oska Pulse is an ARTG listed Class IIa Medical Device, designed for reducing inflammation and to be used alone or as a supplement therapy for the improved healing of existing conditions, including the treatment of osteo-articular conditions, i.e. arthritis. It mimics the natural electro-chemical activity produced by the body to promote recovery. Oska Pulse is compact and portable and is a non-invasive, drug-free alternative to the long term use of pain killer medication.

HIF have recently partnered with Oska Wellness to lock in a 10% discount for members when purchasing an Oska Pulse device.

Where can I buy an Oska Pulse Device?

HIF members can purchase an Oska Pulse via and HIF members will receive a 10% discount by using discount code HIFOSKA10.

We encourage our members to consider whether this product is right for them by seeking advice from their Medical Practitioner prior to purchasing an Oska Pulse Device.

Got questions? Please feel free to contact us on or call 1300 134 060.

Conditions of claiming and discount eligibility:

  • Please note: This discount applies to HIF members, however in order to receive a benefit on PEMF devices you must hold eligible HIF Extras Cover policies to be eligible for External Prosthesis benefits.


  • To be used alone or as an adjunctive therapy for improved healing of existing conditions, reduce inflammation, and as an additional therapy in treating osteoarticular conditions i.e: arthritis.
  • This product may not be right for you. Read the warnings before purchase. Follow the instructions for use, and if symptoms persist talk to your healthcare professional.