Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Explanatory Guidelines for Consumers

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OSHC Explanatory Guidelines for Consumers

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Publication date: 
9 April 2020
Publication type: 
Guideline
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

The OSHC guidelines provide information on a range of topics including:

  • who can offer OSHC
  • reciprocal health care agreements
  • OSHC costs
  • how to buy OSHC
  • access to public and private hospitals
  • payment of treatment expenses
  • emergency treatment
  • waiting periods
  • benefit payments and refunds.

The guidelines also outline the OSHC strategy and policy.