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What does it take to be an Olympic runner?

We picked the brain of Australian Olympic middle-distance runner & local Wollongong legend Ryan Gregson.

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We're an Aon Employer of Choice

Being a fab place to work is the Peoplecare way. Read here to find out why we think this matters as much to our members as it does to our lovely Peoplecarers.

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What's the difference between Hospital & Extras cover?

We break down the basics.

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Peoplecare supports UOW equity placement program

Helping high school students get a taste of uni life.

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How to make an orthodontic claim with Peoplecare

Learn how to claim and save money.

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Do young people need the arts?

Peoplecare is excited to partner with Merrigong’s Young People’s theatre program. 

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We need white ribbons not white flags

Domestic violence in Australia is disturbingly common. But how can we affect a problem that festers behind closed doors?

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How does Lifetime Health Cover loading work?

Lifetime Health Cover (LHC) loading is a Government rule. LHC makes people pay more for hospital cover if they don’t take it up 1 July after their 31st birthdays. 

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Extras limits: use it or lose it!

Peoplecare extras limits refresh on 1 July, so now’s the perfect time to take advantage of your benefits by having that dental check-up you’ve been putting off. 

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Want to find a way to save on out-of-pocket expenses?

Use our Access Gap search.

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Why stay with a Members Health Fund?

Why stay with a Members Health Fund? Does more back in benefits sound good?*

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A new way to save on our new hospital covers

Consider switching to a higher excess, for a lower premium.

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Peoplecare triTheGong

Never tried a triathlon but want to dip your toes in the water?

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What does my closed cover mean for me?

If you were on one of our hospital covers before 1 February 2019, your hospital cover is now closed to new and transferring members. 

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The ongoing value of Private Health Insurance

One of the biggest drivers of Aussies taking up private hospital cover is the health of the public hospital system – specifically elective surgery waiting times. 

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Discounts to your favourite triathlons

Peoplecare is getting behind the Big Husky triathlon and Tri the Gong this year, giving you a 15% discount.

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Could you be paying less?

Making sure you’re on the right Rebate Tier can mean paying less for your health cover. Are you on the right tier?

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Member Satisfaction Survey results

Thanks to all of you who participated in our annual survey and let us know how to improve. 

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Holidays and going to hospital

You have made it through another year and get to enjoy a well earned break. Enjoy the holiday period and a sincere thanks for your continued support from all of us at Peoplecare.

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Relay for Life breaks 100k

Congrats to everyone who contributed to the great success of the Wollongong Relay For Life - The annual event, in its 18th year, raised more than $100,000 for the cancer charity, Cancer Council. 

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It's your health fund, it's your AGM.

You’ve probably already received the notice for our Annual General Meeting and had a chance to vote for two Directors or flick through our 2018 Annual Report.

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Must-see theatre

Prize Fighter, coming to Illawarra Performing Arts Centre 31 October – 3 November, is the breakthrough masterpiece from Congolese refugee Future D. Fidel.

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Farmfest fundraiser smashes records

Peoplecare held seven events over seven days to raise funds for our struggling Aussie farmers in September. 

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Aussie wins Fields Medal

Fans of Good Will Hunting will know it as the "Nobel prize for math, except they only give it out every four years." 

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Ambulance cover top five questions

We’re proud of our ambulance cover (included on all of our hospital, extras or combo covers). 

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Why Peoplecare

We thought we’d tell you 15 ways we’re committed to you.

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Aon Employer for 2018

We're excited that Peoplecare is an Aon Best Employer for the second time this year!

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Community Zone

Peoplecare turns up the comfort for Lifeline’s Stress Down Day every year.

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Gregson eyes 1500m Commonwealth Gold

Peoplecare member Ryan Gregson is one Australia's favourite gold medal chances at the games on Saturday 14 April.

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Peoplecare on the cutting edge of workplace mental health

We’re a top-notch not-for-profit health fund, but can we look after our own? You betchya!

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Recruitment Day, recruitment YAY!

Looking for a fab new job? You could be of our next customer service superstars. Not only do we have a couple of offices full of legends to mingle with, we’re also one of the best employers in the country.

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Peoplecare’s Member Satisfaction on the up

Woo hoo! Thanks, you guys. Our lovely Peoplecare members gave us a whopping 97.3 per cent satisfaction rate. Bloomin’ brilliant!

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We’re an Aon Employer of Choice

We’re the first ever Aussie health fund to be officially recognised as an Aon Employer of Choice in 2017! 

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EOFY check-list

Top tax time tips! End of financial year seems to come around oh-so-quickly. We send out your tax statement in early July so you can claim any entitlements as part of your annual tax return. In the meantime, here are our top tips for things to get sorted before June 30.

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Ultimate tax guide

Tax time doesn’t have to be taxing. Check out our (relatively) pain-free guide to EOFY and health insurance

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Decode extras claiming

Have health insurance but don’t know how to use it? You're not alone. Avoid the pitfalls of claiming extras with our hard-earned lessons learned.

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Dodging the Gap Attack

Remember that creepy cop from Terminator who just does not die? Without wanting to be overdramatic, that’s how the gap can feel when you need to make a claim for treatment: unbeatable. 

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Avoid the claim pain

We hear you – health insurance can be tricky. We want to help make claiming a breeze so you can get the most out of your membership! Check our top tips to help dodge the claim pain. 

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Choosing cover: 10 questions to ask yourself

There’s a lot to consider, so we’re here to make it easier (it’s what we love doing!). To help you in your decision making, we’ve put together some questions to guide you in your quest for cover. 

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8 ways to get the most out of your membership

Our Peoplecarers have come up with some handy tips to help you get the most out of your membership

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Do you really need private hospital cover?

It’s one of the most common questions we get. Good health just about tops everything, but here are some other pretty awesome reasons we think having private health cover is worth it.

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