Glossary of terms

Here’s a guide to assist you in understanding the meaning of the terminology used by CBHS.

  • Bariatric surgery (weight-loss surgery)

    Bariatric surgery (weight-loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who are obese including gastric banding.

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  • Benefit Periods

    Each group of services within Extras and Package covers has an overall limit on the amount you can claim. Most limits are based on per person per calendar year entitlement, unless otherwise stated in our Extras table. Benefits.. Read more

    Each group of services within Extras and Package covers has an overall limit on the amount you can claim. Most limits are based on per person per calendar year entitlement, unless otherwise stated in our Extras table.

    Benefits which attract any 3 or 5 year period are entitled to have the benefit renewed on the same date which the service was performed respectively.

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  • Best Doctors

    Best Doctors is available for members on Prestige (Gold) only. Best Doctors offer specialist medical advice that assists members experiencing a medical condition by providing access to a unique global network of 50,000 leading.. Read more

    Best Doctors is available for members on Prestige (Gold) only.

    Best Doctors offer specialist medical advice that assists members experiencing a medical condition by providing access to a unique global network of 50,000 leading medical specialists.

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  • Boarder fees

    Boarder fees means the fee charged by a hospital for the accommodation of an individual assisting with the care of a member who is undergoing inpatient treatment. For example, a parent staying with a child who is in hospital. Read more

    Boarder fees means the fee charged by a hospital for the accommodation of an individual assisting with the care of a member who is undergoing inpatient treatment. For example, a parent staying with a child who is in hospital.

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  • Botox

    Botox injections are used as a treatment for wrinkles, crows feet and facial lines, and also for certain medical conditions.  Botox is now listed on the PBS for urinary incontinence. It is also listed for migraines and.. Read more

    Botox injections are used as a treatment for wrinkles, crows feet and facial lines, and also for certain medical conditions.  Botox is now listed on the PBS for urinary incontinence. It is also listed for migraines and hyperhydrosis (excessive sweating) and all three conditions are claimable through Medicare. CBHS does not provide benefits for drugs that are claimable through Medicare. If you would like to confirm if Botox is claimable email help@cbhs.com.au.

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  • BPAY

    A service that allows Australians to pay their bills using their credit cards or from their bank accounts using internet banking or phone banking. BPAY® is registered to BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518.

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  • BPOINT - Credit card payments

    Credit Card payments are made through BPOINT which is owned and run by Commonwealth Bank. There are two payment options, via the BPOINT website or via the BPOINT telephone number (1300 276 468). Read more

    Credit Card payments are made through BPOINT which is owned and run by Commonwealth Bank. There are two payment options, via the BPOINT website or via the BPOINT telephone number (1300 276 468).

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  • Breast Implants

    A prosthesis consisting of a gel-like or fluid material in a flexible sac, implanted behind or in place of a female breast in reconstructive or cosmetic surgery.

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  • Breast Prostheses

    Device that fits into a brassiere to replace the missing form of the breast after a mastectomy. The device can be made of a foam rubber or silicone elastomer and silicone gel. Benefits may be payable by Medicare. Click here for.. Read more

    Device that fits into a brassiere to replace the missing form of the breast after a mastectomy. The device can be made of a foam rubber or silicone elastomer and silicone gel. Benefits may be payable by Medicare. Click here for more information.

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