How do I claim remedial massage HCF?
You can upload your extras or ambulance claim with our My Membership app or in online member services. Drop in at your nearest branch with your membership card and your original receipts and we’ll take care of the rest. Send your completed claim form and original receipts to HCF, GPO Box 4242, Sydney NSW 2001.
How do I claim a massage on my health insurance?
If at the time of treatment you forgot your health fund card, the massage therapist or company can issue you with a receipt with the massage therapist’s provider details. This means you’ll need to claim the rebate online or at the health fund’s office in which they’ll ask you for the receipt.
What can I claim with HCF?
Claiming on your extras cover
Most extras services can be claimed on the spot at your appointment with a system like HICAPS, but you’ll need to take along your membership card. Otherwise, you can claim for your extras with the HCF My Membership app, online in member services, in a branch or by post.
Can I claim specialist fees on HCF?
On selected levels of hospital cover, HCF members who live in isolated and rural communities can claim travel benefits if specialist medical and hospital treatment isn’t available locally.
Does HCF cover prescriptions?
What’s the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)?
If you’re on eligible extras cover you may be able to claim up to $50 per script towards HCF-approved pharmacy items that your doctor prescribes, after an HCF co-payment equivalent to the current PBS co-payment for general patients is paid.
Does my health insurance cover massage therapy?
Massage therapy may be covered when: The massage is considered medically necessary and/or fits the definition and criteria of coverage given by the insurer. If the massage fits into the criteria of a “habilitative or habilitation” treatment, it may be covered by health insurance as an essential health benefit.
Is remedial massage covered by private health insurance?
Remedial massage is covered under most health insurance extras policies. … It’s worth noting that the private health insurers are no longer able to cover certain natural therapies. For example, insurers can no longer cover pilates, yoga and naturopathy.
How do I know if my insurance covers massages?
You should be able to determine if your insurance covers massage therapy by taking a closer look at your health insurance policy. Otherwise, your insurance agent will be able to tell you point-blank if your coverage includes massage therapy.
What does HCF top hospital cover?
HCF Hospital Gold
- Emergency ambulance + …
- Rehabilitation + …
- Hospital psychiatric services + …
- Palliative care + …
- Brain and nervous system (e.g. stroke, brain or spinal cord tumours) + …
- Eye (not cataracts e.g. retinal detachment, eye infections) + …
- Ear, nose and throat (e.g. damaged ear drum, sinus surgery) +
Can I put my HCF card on my phone?
Using the HCF app is free. You can download our app from the App Store and Google Play. Search HCF to find the My Membership app.