Can I claim for a breast reduction?

If your Doctor or Specialist deems your breast reduction as "medically necessary" then a benefit from HIF may be payable; However, if it's classified as "cosmetic surgery", a benefit from HIF will not be payable. 

To confirm if a benefit is applicable, please ensure that you meet the requirements outlined below and also complete our Medical Estimate Form so a member of our team can check your eligibility. 

  • Hold GoldStarter, GoldSaver, Gold, 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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Category: Hospital Cover