Weight loss programs

Peoplecare offers both hospital and extras cover that provides benefits for weight loss programs. We're here to support Australians achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Weight loss program on selected Peoplecare Hospital covers

Peoplecare provides benefits for a weight loss program on selected Hospital covers, called Healthy Weight for Life. This program is for members who have an underlying risk factor or diagnosed health condition.

The program covers three major health conditions and associated risk factors:

  • Heart disease
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Osteoarthritis

This weight loss program has a 2 month waiting period and you must have served your waits and meet the eligibility criteria to enrol in the program. Click on the tiles below for more information.

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Do you have problems with your heart? Peoplecare’s program can help you get back in shape. 

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Peoplecare’s diabetes management programs help you live well and in better health. Plus, there are some things you might be able to claim on your Extras cover too. 

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Suffering from osteoarthritis? Thankfully you can improve your quality of life by getting your osteoarthritis under control with our help. 

Weight loss programs on our Extras cover

Peoplecare offers cover that provides benefits for weight loss under health management programs. We're here to support Australians achieve a healthy lifestyle and provide benefits on a number of approved weight management programs listed below:

Approved weight loss program providers:*
We pay benefits towards membership fees only (no benefits for food or shakes)

  • Weight Watchers
  • Weight Watchers Digital
  • Jenny Craig
  • Tony Ferguson weight loss program
  • Lite n Easy (membership and/or dietician consultation only)
  • CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet

To find out if a program you’re doing is eligible for benefits, call us on 1800 808 690.

*These providers are correct as of September 2023 and are subject to change without notice. Please give us a call if you would like to know more.

Ask our experts

We’re here to help. Our Health experts can provide assistance with:

  • Enquiries about our health programs
  • Questions about your upcoming hospital admission
  • How to access community and government health support services