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Be Aware – Certain Items May Not Be Covered in Your Policy for Pregnancy

Many insurance holders assume that their policy covers all their pregnancy needs both in and out of the hospital and then they get a nasty surprise when they discover their insurance doesn’t cover certain inclusions.

Do you need private health insurance for pregnancy?

Private health insurance for your family can provide the choice, flexibility and protection for your loved ones. Whether you’re just starting out as a family or expecting another child, your family’s health will be at the front of your mind. You’ll likely require a range of birth-related specialists both during and after your pregnancy. Both public and private hospitals in Australia provide quality care for mothers during their pregnancy and the birth of their children. When it comes to private health insurance, however, you can choose the obstetrician who looks after you during both your pregnancy and delivery, provided your hospital cover includes pregnancy and birth-related services (otherwise known as obstetrics cover).