Emergency Only Ambulance Cover
30-DAY COOLING OFF PERIOD
30-day cooling off period
We're confident you'll be happy with your cover, however if you decide to
cancel, we'll refund any premiums you have paid within the first 30 days of
your membership commencing provided you haven't made a claim.
Price is based on cover for:
years old, StateChange
Assumes no Lifetime Health Cover loading and [rebate] government rebate included. Price may vary if details change.
From 1 April, this cover, the premium and rebate (if applicable) quoted for this cover may change. Why?
Every year Bupa reviews our premium and benefits. Any changes to premiums and benefits occur on 1 April each year. At the same time, the Australian Government Rebate on private health insurance is indexed and will change annually.
For these reasons from 1 April, there may be a change to your level of cover, your premium and rebate (if applicable).
Are you eligible for the Government Rebate?
About this cover
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With Emergency Only Ambulance, you’re covered for unlimited emergency ambulance trips including air services and on-the-spot treatment Australia wide when provided by recognised providers.
What else you need to know
If you take out Emergency Only Ambulance cover on its own, you will need to pay the full 12-month premium upfront.
Recognised Ambulance Providers
Bupa will only pay benefits towards emergency ambulance services when they are provided by any of the following recognised providers:
- ACT Ambulance Service
- Ambulance Service of NSW
- Ambulance Victoria
- Queensland Ambulance Service
- South Australia Ambulance Service
- St John Ambulance Service NT
- St John Ambulance Service WA
- Tasmanian Ambulance Service
Certain types of concession cards issued by Centrelink or the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA) entitle the cardholder to free ambulance services. These arrangements also vary per state so should be checked directly with Centrelink or DVA.
Emergency Ambulance definition and Benefits not Payable
Emergency ambulance transportation is defined as transportation of an unplanned and non-routine nature for the purpose of providing immediate medical attention to a person.
Whether the transportation is deemed an emergency is determined by the paramedic and usually recorded on the account.
Benefits are not payable for:
- Transportation from a hospital to your home
- Transportation from a hospital to another hospital where the customer has been admitted to the transferring (first) hospital
- Transportation from the person’s home, a nursing home or hospital for ongoing medical treatment, (e.g. chemotherapy, dialysis).
Member exclusives include a range of discounts and deals from specially selected partners to help you enjoy some health and wellness perks at an affordable price. Whether you're interested in fitness and sports or rest, relaxation and travel, you can choose what suits your needs from our range of partner discounts. Full terms and conditions of all offers are available in the Member Exclusives section of myBupa.
30-DAY COOLING OFF PERIOD
We're confident you'll be happy with your cover, however if you decide to cancel, we'll refund any premiums you have paid within the first 30 days of your membership commencing provided you haven't made a claim.