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Dental prosthetists

Recognition criteria

Bupa has absolute discretion in granting recognition to any ancillary provider. Meeting the criteria below does not guarantee recognition. Bupa will exercise this discretion where required, on a case-by-case basis.

To attain Bupa recognition as a dental prosthetist, the applicant must hold current, unconditional registration with the Dental Board of Australia to practise as a dental prosthetist in the state or states in which the applicant practises.

Additionally the following requirements are mandatory:

  1. Australian Business Number (ABN);
  2. Insurance requirements; public risk/liability insurance for not less than $10,000,000 per claim covering liability owed to another person who suffers loss or damage by reason of the dental prosthetist;
  3. Applicants must agree to and comply with Our Ancillary Provider Terms.

Please find attached copies of the following documents for your perusal:

It is important that you read these documents carefully, so that you are fully aware of Bupa’s expectations for all registered providers.

If you wish to apply for recognition with Bupa as a Dental Prosthetist, please supply the following information:

  • A signed and completed Application For Provider Recognition Form;
  • Evidence of current Professional Indemnity Insurance;
  • Evidence of Business Entity Name and Trading Name; and
  • A sample of a customer (member) invoice/receipt – An example is the receipt provided to your customer as proof of payment for the service.

Once you have signed and completed the Application For Provider Recognition Form, please email all required documentation, including the above referenced documents, to

If you have any enquiries, please contact the Health & Benefits Operations team on 1800 060 239.

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