The following standard clinical definition applies to Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic hospital covers:
Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of conditions affecting the foot and/or
ankle, provided by a registered podiatric surgeon, but limited to cover for:
- accommodation; and
- the cost of a prosthesis as listed in the prostheses list set out in the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules, as in force from time to time.
Note: Insurers are not required to pay for any other benefits for hospital treatment for this clinical category but may choose to do so.