Also called a ‘co-payment’, this is the daily amount you agree to pay towards the cost of treatment if you or people on your cover go to hospital or day surgery. The daily charge is in addition to any applicable hospital excess.
It applies to each person on the cover and is capped each membership year.
There are 4 levels of daily charges, the amount depends on which cover you have:
- $0 daily charge - this applies to most levels of cover
- $200 per day up to a maximum of $1000 per person per admission
- $250 per day up to a maximum of $500 per person and $1000 per family
- $400 per day up to a maximum of $800 per person and $1600 per family.
To find out more and see if the daily charge applies to your cover, check your product guide.