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Quantum Market Research- a health insurance study

Thank you to those who participated in the Quantum Market Research survey.  We appreciate the time you have taken to provide your feedback to us.

The winners of the prize draw are as follows. winner will receive a Prepaid Visa gift card to the relevant value:

Prize Winner
$ 2,000 Margaret Ackland
$ 1,000 Leah Clark-Vial
$ 1,000 Trevor John Cunningham
$ 500 Sam Cavallaro
$ 500 Derek Hie
$ 500 Alice Vivian
$ 500 Mark Downward
$ 500 Nic Hermence
$ 100 Roger Graham
$ 100 Erin Christie
$ 100 Catherine Bingham
$ 100 Anthony Chapman
$ 100 Samira Chami
$ 100 Michelle Farquhar
$ 100 Nicole Best
$ 100 Melissa Rainbird
$ 100 Marg Crohn
$ 100 Alison Elliott

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Your Rebate

All Australian residents, who are entitled to Medicare, are able to claim an income tested rebate on their private health insurance; would you like to apply your rebate?

For individuals earning between $88,001 - $102,000 (or $176,001 - $204,000 for families*).
*For families with children, the thresholds are increased by $1,500 for each child after the first.

How rebate tiers workX

Most Australians with private health insurance currently receive a rebate from the Australian Government to help cover the cost of their premiums. The private health insurance rebate is income tested. The table below details the different rebate amounts and Medicare Levy Surcharge levels.

The rebate applies to hospital, general treatment and ambulance policies. It does not apply to overseas visitors cover. The rebate levels applicable for 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014 are:

Singles
Families
≤$88,000
≤$176,000
≤$88,001-102,000
≤$176,001-204,000
≤$102,001-136,000
≤$204,001-272,000
≤$136,001
≤$272,001
Rebate
< Age 6530%20%10%0%
Age 65-6935%25%15%0%
Age 70+40%30%20%0%

Single parents and couples (including de facto couples) are subject to family tiers. For families with children, the thresholds are increased by $1,500 for each child after the first. http://www.privatehealth.gov.au/healthinsurance/incentivessurcharges/insurancerebate.htm