Age-based discount

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Under 30 and looking for cheaper cover?

We’ve got you sorted with a discount of up to 10% off our Bronze hospital cover.

Plus, if you combine your hospital cover with any of our extras covers, we’ll throw in 10% off our extras too.

 

What is the age-based discount?

For the first time, we can offer discounts to young Australians taking out private hospital cover thanks to a change in government rules. The change makes private health cover more affordable for you.

 

How does the discount work?

The discount ranges from 2% to 10%, depending on your age. The younger you are, the greater your discount. Finally, a financial advantage to being young. Nice!

 

Which covers are eligible for the discount?

Peoplecare offers the age-based discount on Bronze Hospital.

 

Can I transfer from another fund and keep my age-based discount?

Yes you can. You just need to transfer to us within 30 days of leaving your old health fund.

Once we get word from your previous fund, we’ll apply the same discount you had with them.

 

What is my discount?

Age Discount on
Peoplecare Bronze Hospital
18-25 10%
26 8%
27 6%
28 4%
29 2%
30 0%

 

How long do I keep my discount for?

You keep your full discount until you turn 41 if you hold continuous cover. At 41 your discount decreases by two percentage points every year until it reaches zero. 

 

How do you calculate my entry age for the discount?

  • Joined before 1 July 2019: If you joined Peoplecare Bronze Hospital cover before 1 July 2019, your entry age is your age in years on 1 July 2019. For instance, if your 29th birthday was on 30 June 2019, your entry age is 29 with a 2% discount.
  • Join Peoplecare after 1 July 2019: Your entry age is your age in years on the day your cover starts.

 

Can I keep the age-based discount if I change Peoplecare hospital covers?

No, unfortunately. Peoplecare the age-based discount is only available on our Bronze Hospital cover.

 

How do I get a quote?

Call us on 1800 808 704.

 

Don’t want to call us?

Join online and we’ll apply your discount based on your age with a confirmation email.

Join Bronze hospital now

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