Silver Visitors 

As a visitor to Australia, you may not be eligible for Medicare, which provides benefits towards the cost of medical treatment and free public hospital treatment to Australian residents and citizens. This is why CBHS Corporate Health Silver Visitors includes the Medicare component which gives you peace of mind and greater certainty over your health care while in Australia. Single cover from $22.15 (AUD) per week.



Silver Visitors will cover you for:

  • Accommodation for overnight, same day and intensive care for private or shared room in agreement private hospitals and public hospitals. If an excess option (see Excess section) has been selected, the excess will apply.
  • Theatre fees covered in agreement private hospitals except for restricted services or exclusions.
  • Supplied pharmaceuticals approved by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and provided as part of your in-hospital treatment.
  • Boarder accommodation covers 100%, up to $160 per admission, if not included in hospital agreement.
  • Emergency ambulance services when transported directly to a hospital or treated at the scene due to an accident or medical emergency. Transport must be provided by a State Government ambulance service or a private ambulance service recognised by CBHS Corporate Health (such as Royal Flying Doctor Service).
  • Hospital Services where a Medicare benefit would apply to the service if the service had been provided to the holder of a valid Medicare card.
  • Medical expenses related to providers e.g. fees from doctors, surgeons, anaesthetists, pathology, imaging etc. Covered for all services eligible for benefits from Medicare up to 100% of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) fee, where Medicare benefit would apply to the service if the service had been provided to the holder of a valid Medicare card. This applies to services you receive as an admitted or non-admitted hospital patient.
  • Access Gap Cover is where a provider chooses to participate under an arrangement with the fund. CBHS Corporate Health covers up to 100% of an agreed amount in excess of the MBS fee which reduces or eliminates your out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. surgeons, anaesthetists, pathology, imaging fees etc). Benefits are limited to those where a Medicare benefit would apply to the service if the service had been provided to the holder of a valid Medicare card.
  • Surgically implanted prostheses to at least the minimum benefit specified in the prostheses list under Private Health Insurance legislation.
  • Repatriation The benefit is for one one-way repatriation, per membership, per calendar year, up to a maximum of $10,000 if the member becomes terminally ill or suffers a life altering injury, including the return of mortal remains.
  • Pharmacy Selected pharmacy items including discharge medications. 100% benefit up to $75 per script. Maximum overall limit of $300 per person per calendar year.
* Check the 'What's partially covered' for a list of the restricted services.

Download Silver Visitors Product Sheet
When deciding if this product is right for you, please refer to the CBHS Corporate Health Health Benefit Fund Rules. This information should be read carefully and retained.