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Your career and benefits

We are committed to the development of our staff and offer an extensive range of education and experience opportunities at Teachers Health Fund. Programs are designed to enhance leadership skills, provide coaching and mentoring and enhance job specific knowledge and skills. Employees can gain job and career related qualifications. There are also opportunities for career development across the organisation.

There are a range of benefits of working with Teachers Health Fund. These include:-

  • Health insurance subsidy
  • Discounts at Teachers Health Fund Eyecare
  • Discounts with Teachers Insurance Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Corporate clothing allowance

Our work life and you

We recognise the need to balance work and life is important for all our employees. Although work-life balance may mean something different to each employee, we can work with you (within means) to help you achieve what you are looking for.

Teachers Health Fund also offers generous parental leave arrangements.

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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