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Are you a Member of a Private Health Fund in Australia?

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If you are a member of a private health fund in Australia, you could be eligible for an optical rebate for the goods you purchase on the glassesgalore.com.au website. Whether you are eligible and the amount you can claim back is dependant on the type and level of cover that your private health insurance plan stipulates. Check with your health insurer on how much you can claim for the specific product you are after.

How do you receive your rebate? Each optical product that is rebateable has a 'health fund item code'. For example, an optical frame has the item code 110. Alternatively, single vision lenses have the item code 212. In addition, some health funds give rebates for add-ons such as antireflective coating. We make claiming your rebate easy by breaking down your purchase into individual items and their respective item codes. This can be found on the receipt that will accompany your delivered goods.

An example of a receipt you will receive with your product is below (see circled item numbers that the health funds will use to determine your rebate):

health fund receipt example

We are a registered optical provider with most Australian private health funds. A list of health funds we are registered with can be found below:

 

  • Australian Country Health
  • Australian Health Management
  • Australian Union Health
  • Australian Unity
  • Bupa
  • CBHS Friendly Society
  • Credicare
  • Defence Health
  • Government Employees Health
  • Grand United
  • HBA
  • HBF
  • HCF
  • IOOF
  • Manchester Unity
  • MBF
  • Medibank Private
  • Mutual Community
  • nib
  • NSW Teachers
  • Southern Cross
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    If you do not see your health fund above and would like to check if we are a registered optical provider with your fund, or have any questions relating to claiming for optical, you can either email us at support@glassesgalore.com.au or phone us on 1300 79 11 06.