Healthy Weight for Life

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The Healthy Weight for Life program is a free health support program that can help you with strategies to manage your weight and to assist with conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and osteoarthritis.

How can it help me?

The Healthy Weight for Life program is brought to you by our friends at Prima Health Solutions, they specialise in weight and lifestyle-related chronic disease management. 

The Healthy Weight for Life program has been designed to help you manage and decrease your risk factors by improving your overall health and day-to-day living.

The program offers:

  • Portion control eating plan
  • Tips to improve your fitness and assist with weight loss
  • Personalised tracking to help you succeed
  • Support and advice via phone, email and an online portal
  • Education on understanding your condition and enhance your quality of life

Am I eligible?

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Joint & bone health

 

Heart health

 

Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Diagnosis of knee or hip osteoarthritis  
  2. Body mass index (BMI) ≥ 28
  3. And at least one of the below:
    • You may need a joint replacement (hip or knee) in the future (chat to your doc)
    • You have had a joint replacement (hip or knee) 
 
  1. Body mass index (BMI) ≥ 28 and
  2. Being treated for, or have a history of at least one of the following: 
    • High blood pressure
    • High cholesterol
    • Angioplasty or stent
    • Heart attack or stroke
    • Coronary bypass surgery
    • Cardiac arrhythmia / angina
    • Obstructive sleep
 
  1. Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes
  2. And Body mass index (BMI) ≥ 28

 

Your GP will approve your eligibility for the program by completing a GP approval form.

You'll need to have Mid* or Premium Hospital cover and have served your 2-month waiting period before you can use the Healthy Weight for Life program.
A shout-out if you're on our Basic Hospital cover: this isn't available on your cover, sorry! Have you thought about our Premium Hospital cover?

*Mid Hospital is a closed product.

 

How much does it cost?

Nothing! If you're eligible and your GP approves, we cover it as part of your hospital cover. And don't worry - it doesn't affect your premiums at all. 

Who’ll have access to my personal info?

We won’t have any access to the personal health info you give to Prima Health Solutions. If you’d like to read our Privacy Policy to make sure, click here.

Want to know more?

Find out more about the program heregive us a buzz or shoot us an email. Better yet why not ask our friendly team of experts? They’re always super happy to assist our members with loads of useful health info, caring support and helpful advice. 

 

Ask our experts

 

Heads up: you’ll need to serve your 2 month waiting period before you can use the Healthy Weight for Life program.

 

A shout-out if you’re on our Basic Hospital cover: this isn’t available on your cover, sorry! Have you thought about our Premium Hospital cover?

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