Am I covered for weight loss surgery?

If your Doctor or Specialist deems your weight loss surgery to be "medically necessary" then a benefit from HIF may be applicable. If it's classified as "cosmetic" however; a benefit from HIF will not be payable. 

In order for us to provide confirmation, please ensure that you meet the requirements outlined below and also complete our Medical Estimate Form so a member of our team can get in touch. 

  • Hold Gold, or GoldStar Hospital Cover 
  • Medicare deem your surgery to be medically necessary and;
  • You will be treated as an inpatient

Please note: A twelve month waiting period will also apply.

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