Some say 60 is the new 40. Others say age is just a number. One thing’s for sure, getting older can often bring new challenges and considerations when it comes to our health. It’s always good to be aware of these.
Having private health insurance can not only encourage healthy habits; it can also provide a helpful buffer for your wallet when unexpected accidents or illnesses need medical attention.
There’s no time like the present to switch to AAMI Health Insurance. We’ve made it easy to switch by handling all of the paperwork and honouring the waiting periods you’ve already served with your current provider. You can even chat to a real person on 13 22 44 if you’re still trying to decide which AAMI Health Insurance Hospital or Extras policy is right for you.
This is just a summary. For full details about what is and isn't covered, check the PDS (Product Disclosure Statement) It's dry, we know, but it's essential reading.
*Waiting periods and limits apply.
There are endless pieces of advice out there on how to stay healthy in our senior years. They range from the basics — like walking, staying social and regular check-ups — to enjoying more adventurous pursuits like surfing and hiking. When you find out what works best for you and stick to it consistently, you’re a long way towards maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
But there are times when you might hit a health hurdle and will need to seek unexpected treatment. That’s where private health insurance comes in. Many older people recognise the value of a comprehensive level of hospital and extras cover like AAMI Health Insurance Premium Hospital Insurance and Premium Active Extras..
Whether you’re retired, volunteering or still working, you’ll want to make sure your health cover meets your needs, providing everything that it can to keep you covered and
If you're taking out hospital cover for this first time or you've had a break from being covered, you may need to pay the Government's Lifetime Health Cover loading (LHC).
For each year after the age of 31 that you're not covered, you might have to pay the additional LHC loading on your Hospital premium once you start your policy. For each year you put it off, your loading will go up by another 2% (up to a maximum of 70%).
Smart health cover for seniors
AAMI Health Insurance understands you need reliable health cover to keep you healthy as you get older. Here are just some of the benefits of taking up one of our seniors’ health insurance options, like AAMI Health Insurance Premium Hospital:
**Make sure you read your Policy Booklet for full details and requirements of switching from another insurer.