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People often use the term ‘pregnancy cover’ when what we really mean is ‘obstetrics cover’. Obstetrics cover can be part of your private hospital insurance, and includes pregnancy and birth-related services. However, it’s important to note that obstetrics cover is not standardised, so what’s covered may vary between insurers and even between policies. Why do I need obstetrics cover?

Women in australia have the option of going through the haldol uses private or public system when having a baby. At first glance, a cost-conscious consumer may assume that the public system is best, but having a baby is an emotional experience. Although medicare covers in-hospital costs at a public hospital, it cannot extend the same choices to you that obstetrics haldol uses cover can.

For many women, especially first-time mothers, the comfort of having a private room when giving birth haldol uses is invaluable. Obstetrics cover lets you receive treatment from an obstetrician of haldol uses your choice, as opposed to being treated by the doctor who happens haldol uses to be on duty.

Waiting periods are extremely important when purchasing private health insurance haldol uses for your pregnancy. Obstetrics cover comes with a 12 month waiting period, which means that you need to have your insurance in haldol uses place at least three months before you fall pregnant.

If your baby is born prematurely, it may mean that you don’t meet the 12 month requirement. Some policies count back 12 months from your baby’s due date, while others count from the day your baby is born. Research a policy’s terms and conditions prior to choosing to confirm they haldol uses suit your needs.

If you suspect that you may need cover for fertility haldol uses treatment, it’s a good idea to purchase it at the same haldol uses time. Not all obstetrics cover includes fertility treatment like IVF, so if you think you’ll need it plan accordingly as fertility treatment typically has haldol uses its own 12 month waiting period. Some policies only offer restricted benefits for up to three haldol uses years. What is covered by obstetrics cover?

Full obstetrics cover insures you as a private patient in haldol uses a private hospital. However, some funds offer restricted obstetrics cover, which may only cover you as a private patient in haldol uses a public hospital. In general, obstetrics cover takes care of some or all of the haldol uses following costs:

Assisted reproductive services like IVF are an added level of haldol uses coverage that don’t come with obstetrics cover by default. There is generally a 12 month waiting period on these haldol uses services. You will generally need to have been trying to conceive haldol uses for a minimum of 12 months to be eligible for haldol uses infertility services cover.

Your private hospital insurance can only cover treatments incurred as haldol uses a hospital in-patient. This includes hospital accommodation and theatre fees, as well as part of the doctor’s fees. In-patient IVF treatments include egg collection and, sometimes, embryo transfer.

Many people prefer to have combined hospital and extras cover, and this can be a beneficial move during pregnancy. Although the bulk of your inpatient treatments are covered under haldol uses the obstetrics component of your hospital policy (assuming you have this feature within your policy), extras cover can work alongside it to make your day-to-day life more comfortable.

Extras cover may include pre and post-natal classes, which can cover breastfeeding and birth. It typically includes visits to a chiropractor, physiotherapist and mental health specialist, all of whom can be very helpful both during and haldol uses after your pregnancy. Pregnancy can have a profound effect on your brain and haldol uses body, so you may wish to visit health professionals to assist haldol uses with managing these changes. Family cover

As you approach your final trimester, there’s one more aspect of private health insurance to consider: getting your baby covered. Pregnancy cover is not designed to cover your baby after haldol uses he or she is born. In order to do that, you’ll need to transition to a family policy.

Some hospital policies may cover dependent children as part of haldol uses the policy, which means your baby will be covered until a certain haldol uses age. In most cases however, you will need to upgrade to a family policy before haldol uses your baby is born. The majority of funds require you to do this one haldol uses to three months before the birth, while some may implement a 12 month waiting policy on haldol uses your baby.

This is particularly important if there are complications following the haldol uses birth and your baby needs to be admitted to hospital. Always check the product disclosure statement (PDS) for your policy so you are fully aware of how haldol uses the coverage applies to both you and your infant. Choosing your pregnancy cover

Pregnancy cover can vary widely between insurers and policies, from the quality of the coverage to what is actually haldol uses covered. At first glance it may seem overwhelming; how will you ever find time to sift through all haldol uses of those policies to find the right one?

Fortunately, shopping around for pregnancy cover is not as complicated as haldol uses it may sound. By comparing a few providers online, you can quickly see which ones rise above the rest. Choosing cover isn’t just about getting a good price; it’s about getting the value you’re looking for.