Glossary of terms

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

  • Surgical Podiatry

    Accredited Podiatrist performs surgery on the foot, ankle and toes.

    Surgical Podiatry provided in a private hospital, are eligible for Minimum Default Benefits prescribed by private health insurance legislation as Medicare do not pay a benefit. These benefits relate to hospital bed charges and are unlikely to cover the fees charged for a private hospital admission. Members may incur large out of pocket expenses for theatre fees together with the difference between the Minimum Default Benefit and the bed charge raised by the hospital.

    private hospital
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