Private Health Insurance reforms – from 1 April 2019

Government reforms that help make private health insurance easier for Epworth patients to choose the best cover for them and their families come into effect 1 April 2019.​

Most of the reforms come into effect from 1 April 2019, but some are already underway.

The reforms include the following changes:




  • Better cover for women's health services



Health insurers have until 1 April 2020 to introduce new Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic tiers for their hospital policies.

If you already have private health insurance, your insurer will send specific information about your policy.


More information at privatehealth.gov.au​