Teachers Health (NTF)
Teachers Health is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of individuals in the education community as well as their immediate family. Unlike non-industry and ‘for-profit’ health funds, we exist for our members which means any surplus generated is invested back into the Fund and its services.
Teachers Health provide further information regarding:
This fund has agreements with some private hospitals or day surgeries to provide services at low or no out-of-pocket costs. You can see Agreement Hospitals for this insurer and further details are available from the insurer.
This insurer is a mutual organisation that operates on a not-for-profit basis.
Teachers Health operates in the following states, the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia
Teachers Health polices are sold under a number of different brands, including:
- Nurses & Midwives Health
Teachers Health is the only health fund exclusively for members of the education community and their families. Membership is open to current and former members of education unions, including current and former primary, secondary and tertiary teachers, teachers’ aides, lecturers and support and administration staff from public, private and independent institutions around Australia. In addition to this, family members of eligible members are also able to join Teachers Health. Please contact the fund for more information.
The Private Health Insurance Ombudsman prepares an annual report on the service delivery and performance of Australian health insurers. The following is a selection of statistics about this health insurer - the full report and an explanation of these figures is available from the Ombudsman's website. Please note information is not provided for some insurers in some states, as there are insufficient numbers reported to APRA for states in which the insurer does not have a large membership.
|Ombudsman complaints compared to market share|
|All complaints||2.7%||2.6% market share|
|Health Insurer Retention and Finances||Industry result|
|Member retention (hospital cover)||92.4%||88.6%|
|Benefits as % of contributions||86.4%||83.1%|
|Management expenses % of contribution income||8.4%||9.9%|
|Management expenses per average policy||$400||$375|
|Hospital Related Charges Covered||86.9%||91.2%||91.9%||91.7%||93.0%||91.0%||92.9%||89.8%||91.3%|
|Medical Services with No Gaps||84.3%||91.3%||89.7%||91.6%||89.7%||87.3%||90.8%||90.7%||90.8%|
|Medical Services with No or Known Gaps||94.7%||97.4%||98.8%||98.3%||99.6%||97.4%||98.9%||97.2%||97.7%|
|General Treatment (extras) Covered||40.0%||45.4%||45.2%||46.4%||48.9%||47.8%||44.3%||43.5%||45.6%|
|Private Hospital Agreements||5||98||75||51||20||22||5||1||-|
|Day Hospital Agreements||8||86||70||47||25||19||6||2||-|