601 Visa: Overseas Visitor Health  Cover

Get health insurance for your 601 Visa

From $77.42/month*

Health Insurance for your 601 Electronic Travel Authority Visa

Are you visiting Australia on a 601 Electronic Travel Authority Visa?

We offer Overseas Visitors Health Cover (OVHC) for international visitors on the 601 Electronic Travel Authority Visa.

Our OVHC is Australia-wide and lets you access medical and health cover if something happens during your stay.

✔ Help with health costs while in Australia.

✔  Receive certificate of insurance within minutes.

 Australia-wide cover.

What's Covered

We offer two levels of cover – Budget Visitors (Hospital Only) and Visitors Plus – so you can choose the option that best suits your needs.

Budget Visitors (hospital only)

Hospital

  • Public hospital - Admitted patient in shared ward accommodation for overnight or same-day hospital stays
  • Public hospital - Accident and emergency fees when leading to inpatient admission
  • Private hospital accommodation (for hospitals that have a contracted rate with AHSA)
  • Prescribed medicine that is part of your hospital care (including discharge medications)
  • Surgically implanted prostheses up to the approved amount listed on the Australian Prostheses List

Emergency transport

  • You’re covered for emergency ambulance transport to hospital for admission and on-the-spot emergency treatment
  • Medical repatriation for up to $5,000 (cover for returning you back to your home country due to a life-altering illness or injury, or in the event of death)

Doctors and specialists (out of hospital)

  • Not covered

Prescription medicine

  • Not covered

Visitors Plus

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Hospital

  • Public hospital - Admitted patient shared ward accommodation for overnight or same-day hospital stays
  • Public hospital - Accident and emergency fees (admission not required)
  • Private hospital accommodation (for hospitals that have a contracted rate with AHSA)
  • Prescribed medicine that is part of your hospital care (including discharge medications)
  • Surgically implanted prostheses up to the approved amount listed on the Australian Prostheses List

Emergency transport

  • You’re covered for emergency ambulance transport to hospital for admission and on-the-spot emergency treatment
  • Medical repatriation for up to $5,000 (cover for returning you back to your home country due to a life-altering illness or injury, or in the event of death)

Doctors and specialists (out of hospital)

  • 100% of the MBS fee for medical services provided by a local doctor (also known as a general practitioner or GP)
  • 85% of the MBS fee for other medical services like blood tests and x-rays (including specialists)

Prescription medicine

  • Up to $50 per prescribed medicine
  • Up to $300 each calendar year if you have singles cover
  • Up to $600 each calendar year if you have family cover

More about the 601 Electronic Travel Authority visa

The 601 Electronic Travel Authority Visa allows you to travel to Australia to visit or business visitor purposes as many times as you want for up to a year, and stay up to three months for each visit.

To find out if the visa is right for you visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Accessed: Department of Home Affairs, February 2018.

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