The Healthy Weight for Life Program

The Healthy Weight for Life Program

The Healthy Weight for Life program is a free health support program that can help you with strategies to keep your bones and joints healthy and strong.

It’s run by our friends at Prima health solutions, who are passionate about getting you back on track with your joint health.

What is it?
It’s an 18 week specialised knee & hip osteoarthritis management program that can help you with weight loss, strength exercises and education to get those joints limbered up.

How can it help me?
Guided by some of the top-dogs in joint health, The Healthy Weight for Life program will help you:

  • Portion control eating plan
  • Support and advice over the phone, SMS, email and message board
  • Improve your strength, balance and mobility with an activity plan developed by a physio
  • Personalised tracking to help you succeed
  • Reduce joint pain and stiffness
  • Improve the function of your affected joints

Am I eligible? 
Your GP will determine and approve if you’re eligible for the program, or you can call the Health Weight for Life team on
1800 226 180 (free call) or visit their

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 here, or...

Ask Tara! 

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?