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shirinvj
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Private health insurance

Postby shirinvj » Thu, 12 Apr 2007 9:38 am

HI,

Could anyone lead me in the right direction? I've called 2 companies that only cover inpatient hospital stays. I'm looking for comprehensive coverage like what we have in Oz.

Thanks
Shirin

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Postby muratkorman » Fri, 13 Apr 2007 12:32 pm

Hi Shirin,

My company has provided me a package from a company in UK. I don't know if online application is possible, but check it out. They have comprehensive packages.

www.medicare.co.uk
With my kind regards

Murat Korman

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Postby NJ » Tue, 17 Apr 2007 4:37 pm

you may want to consider Bupa or AIG. They both have 'international' plans.

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Postby Matney » Fri, 20 Apr 2007 11:44 pm

You will find that it next to impossible to find insurance like Medicare/Medibank in OZ. Most that you will find will cover you for over night hospital visits only.
I was amazed to find that I could not get cover for my pre-exsisting medical conditions-asthma & thyroid.

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Postby pedro » Thu, 26 Apr 2007 11:57 pm

NJ wrote:you may want to consider Bupa or AIG. They both have 'international' plans.


Based on my research and profile AIG offers the one of the best package.

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Postby shirinvj » Sun, 29 Apr 2007 9:40 pm

Thanks everyone. I'll give AIG a try. I found one from NTUC Income that has a copayment scheme and covers outpatient and inpatient. It also has global cover. The rest of the insurance companies only covers inpatient. Definitely not a comprehensive as Medibank. No extras covers like dental and chiro. And yes, pre-existing conditions are excluded. There was one with American Express, a global plan but really expensive.

Shirin


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