Cheap Extras Cover – Am I Covered For Natural Therapies Costs?

Natural therapies are now widely accepted as alternative therapies. A lot of people have become open to the possibility of treating their condition to compliment the use of conventional medications. Natural therapies are becoming more and more popular as they come with very little to no side effects and of course, limited or no medical intake. Natural therapies are a non-invasive approach which is favorable for people who are looking for alternative treatments. They offer a holistic approach that is less intrusive and does not require you to be confined to a hospital bed. Although such therapies are appealing they undeniably come with a price tag. Therefore, it is important to make sure your health insurance policy cover you for a range of natural therapies.

* The price shown is per week and applies to a {LIFESTAGE} living in VIC with a $500 excess. It excludes LHC loading and includes a Base Tier Government Rebate

Cheap Extras Cover and Its Natural Therapy Inclusion

It is important to understand that Medicare does not cover the cost of natural therapies. It is therefore important to have a cheap extras cover which covers these treatments but does not break the bank. At Frank Health Insurance we offer an affordable extras policy which includes these services. Our policies covers services such as naturopathy, homeopathy, acupuncture and remedial massage (different products cover different things, so check what each extras product covers to make sure it meets your needs).

What is Naturopathy?

Naturopathy or otherwise known as Natural Healing requires the use of natural substances rather than conventional drugs. Natural herbs, relaxation techniques, and exercises are all used by Naturopaths. If you require this type of therapy it is important to make sure it is included in the cheap extras cover of your private health insurance policy.

What is Homeopathy?

Homeopathy treatments are usually sought after by people who suffered from conditions where conventional treatments didn't work such as chronic conditions where drugs are no longer an option. Homeopath assesses the patients overall condition, and from this assessment patients are then presented with series of treatments. Each appointment can be expensive and this is why it is important to find the right cheap extras cover for you. At Frank Health Insurance we offer cheap extras cover.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a popular treatment and is typically offered by most health insurers. This treatment involves the use of very thin needles and at times, the application of pressure in certain areas of the body. Acupuncture provides several of the following benefits:

  • Pain Reliever - Studies show that acupuncture can help alleviate pain experienced by arthritis sufferers.
  • May prevent Chemotherapy Side Effects - Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy usually experience nausea and vomiting. With the use of acupuncture, these side effects may be minimized.
  • Improves Paralysis and Spasticity - Studies show that people who have suffered from a stroke can benefit greatly thanks to the healing effects of acupuncture.
  • Increases Fertility Chances – The treatment of acupuncture may also improve one’s chances of falling pregnant. It has shown to stimulate the flow of blood as well as the production of eggs in women.

What is Remedial Massage?

Remedial Massage is intended to improve the healing process from a cellular level through to the soft tissue. Trained therapists perform such procedures to help promote the fast healing of musculoskeletal disorders.

All the above mentioned natural therapies are offered in Frank Health Insurance cheap extras cover. At Frank Health Insurance we help cover you for what you for the treatments you use without breaking the bank.

Natural Therapies Waiting Period

It is important to understand that most policies include a two month waiting periods for natural therapies. Your insurer may offer to waive the waiting periods at certain times of the year, talk to your insurer and find out what waiting periods are included for your preferred policy.

Cheap Health Insurances are Not Limited

Contrary to what most people think, cheap extras cover includes a lot of extra services. Aside from natural therapies offered, they also include cover for optical services, dental services, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, myotherapy and lots more. So before committing to a cheap extras cover make sure you do your research and asked the right questions. You'll be surprised how much money you could possibility save.

Get 1 month free + skip 2 & 6 month waits on extras* when you join on combined cover by March 31.

*For new members (if you have been a Frank Health Insurance member in the last 12 months, sorry you don’t qualify). Must pay first month to receive second month free. 12 month waits, annual and sub limits apply. Offer ends 31 March, 2018.