Glossary of terms

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

  • Optical

    Optical service mans the provision of a sight-correcting appliance upon prescription by a recognised provider, or repair of such repair by a recognised provider.

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  • Optical Goods Purchased Online

    Optical service means the provision of a sight-correcting appliance upon prescription by a recognised provider, or repair of such repair by a recognised provider. Recognised provider means a provider who must hold an ABN or a.. Read more

    Optical service means the provision of a sight-correcting appliance upon prescription by a recognised provider, or repair of such repair by a recognised provider.

    Recognised provider means a provider who must hold an ABN or a Medicare provider number and be recognised by CBHS in a particular discipline or calling as a provider of services to a member for which CBHS will pay a benefit.

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  • Oriental Therapies

    Stimulates the circulation and the flow of lymphatic fluid, releases toxins and deep seated tensions from the muscles, stimulates the hormonal system and the immune system, and acts on the autonomic nervous system, allowing the.. Read more

    Stimulates the circulation and the flow of lymphatic fluid, releases toxins and deep seated tensions from the muscles, stimulates the hormonal system and the immune system, and acts on the autonomic nervous system, allowing the recipient to relax deeply and to get in touch with own healing power. Providers must meet the Australian Government‘s Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules 2011

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  • Orthodontics

    Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry which specialises in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of problems in the alignment of teeth and jaws. The technical term for these problems is malocclusion, which literally means bad.. Read more

    Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry which specialises in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of problems in the alignment of teeth and jaws.

    The technical term for these problems is malocclusion, which literally means bad bite.

    Orthodontic treatment involves the design and use of corrective appliances (such as braces, plates, headgears and functional appliances) to bring the teeth and jaws into proper alignment.

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  • Orthotics

    Orthotics is a device that supports or corrects musculoskeletal deformities of the human body and is an artificial aid usually worn inside your shoes.

    Orthotics are payable under the Artificial Aids limit.

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  • Overseas Claims

    Treatment and services provided overseas to CBHS members are not payable as the providers providing the treatment or service must meet the Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules 2011 set by the Australian Government and.. Read more

    Treatment and services provided overseas to CBHS members are not payable as the providers providing the treatment or service must meet the Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules 2011 set by the Australian Government and CBHS Health Benefit Rules as a recognised Provider.

    Goods purchased from overseas suppliers are not payable under CBHS policies.

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  • Overseas Travel

    CBHS do not offer travel insurance, however, we have an arrangement with Allianz Global Assistance. For more information on their products or to request a quote, please contact their travel insurance representatives on (07) 3305.. Read more

    CBHS do not offer travel insurance, however, we have an arrangement with Allianz Global Assistance. For more information on their products or to request a quote, please contact their travel insurance representatives on (07) 3305 9865.

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  • Overseas Visitors Cover

    It is designed for employees of the CBA Group who: Are not an Australian resident Do not have adequate travel insurance Do not have full Medicare or other health insurance cover Hold a 457 or a 485 visa If you would like more.. Read more

    It is designed for employees of the CBA Group who:

    • Are not an Australian resident
    • Do not have adequate travel insurance
    • Do not have full Medicare or other health insurance cover
    • Hold a 457 or a 485 visa

    If you would like more information please contact our Member Care Centre on 1300 654 123 or help@cbhs.com.au if you believe you are eligible.

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