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Emergency Only Ambulance Cover

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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.


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  • Hospital $0.0
  • Extras $0.0
  • Pharmacy Saver (weekly) $0.45

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Ambulance Cover
Extras Cover
Price is based on cover for: Family00 years old, StateChange
Assumes no Lifetime Health Cover loading and [rebate] government rebate included. Price may vary if details change.

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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.

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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).

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Government Rebate

The Government offers all Australian residents who are entitled to Medicare benefits an income-tested rebate on their private health insurance.

The government now income tests the rebate on private health insurance. One way you can save up-front is to claim the rebate as a reduction on your premium, would you like to do that now?

For individuals earning $90000 ($180000 for families*) or under
*This increases by $1,500 per child after the first child
If at any stage you wish to nominate a new income tier or stop receiving the Australian Government Rebate as a reduced premium, you must notify your health fund as soon as possible.

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