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Traveller Health Insurance

Don’t risk expensive medical costs whilst traveling; organise your health insurance today.

Go Workabout has partnered with Allianz Global Assistance to offer our clients the best overseas visitor health cover (OVHC). Allianz Global Assistance OVHC includes cover for a range of medical services to help you stay healthy, including prescription medicines, in-hospital medical treatment, emergency ambulance transport and more. Allianz Global Assistance provide different levels of cover to suit your needs. See the policy wording for full terms, conditions, limits and exclusions.

Simply click on the link below and follow the steps to organise your cover. Alternatively, email us at info@goworkabout.com and we can organise it for you.

 

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Why is OVHC important

Hospital and Medical treatment can be expensive!
Australia has a public health insurance system, known as Medicare, and a public hospital system. Overseas visitors are generally not eligible for Medicare coverage or free treatment in public hospitals. This means that overseas visitors who need hospital or medical treatment while they are in Australia will have to pay for these services, and the cost can be significant – in most cases hospital treatment will cost more than $1,500 per day.

 

Visa Requirements

As a temporary resident, it may be a condition of your visa that you maintain an appropriate level of health cover for the duration of your stay in Australia.
If your Visa is subject to Visa Condition 8501, you must maintain adequate arrangements for health insurance while you are in Australia. Your Visa conditions can be checked on the website of the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Allianz Global Assistance’s OVHC meets the DIBP requirements and will satisfy Visa Condition 8501.

 

Why Allianz OVHC Insurance

Allianz Global Assistance is an assistance company – it is a unique concept in Australia, but the strength of who Allianz Global Assistance are and what they do lies in the ability to connect people in need with complex networks of providers.
In Australia, the company was born out of a doctor’s passion to bring his son home safely after he was injured overseas. That essence of assistance is still as palpable today as it was in 1983. Allianz Global Assistance love, as a company, to help people.
The core business is to provide services to end customers through partnerships with some of the world’s most respected brands. In Australia, Allianz Global Assistance partners include major airlines, travel providers, leading financial institutions, premium automotive brands, universities and education institutions and insurers.
Allianz Global Assistance has been providing health insurance for overseas visitors for over 15 years.