|Traded As||:||RACT, FIT, FRANK|
|Industry||:||Private Health Insurance|
|Key_People||:||Mark Valena (CEO)|
|Products||:||GMHBA Health Insurance|
Overview of GMHBA Limited
GMHBA is one of the Australia’s famous health insurance companies and it is a non-profit organization, with its head quarters located in Geelong. This organization provides profit to its members by actively supporting health, wellbeing and great value in health insurance. It is the 9th largest health insurer in Australia with 2,00,000 Australian citizens opting this organization for better health insurance. It has total 12 branches all over in Victoria and Western Australia.
History of GMHBA Limited
GHMBA has been founded in the year 1934 in Geelong of Victorian state in Australia. It has been originated from the group of employees in Australian Company, who aimed to help the workers with health insurance from the rising costs for health care. It was named as Cement Workers Hospital Benefits Scheme. After few years it has gained importance and opened a new scheme for the unemployed Australian citizens in Industrial sector. In a decade this organization has gained popularity and as its demand is increasing gradually, new branches were opened outside Geelong also.
In the year 1958, it has been named as Geelong Medical and Hospital Benefits Association, but formally it was abbreviated as GMHBA in the year of 2000. This organization is an active contributor in building health along with wellbeing of communities. In the year 2009 of October month it has started a second brand with the name Frank Health Insurance. In the year 2011of June month GMHBA has launched a new product range which is in partnership with the RACT Health Insurance. Present CEO of GMHBA limited is Mark Valena.
Policies of GMHBA Limited
GMHBA offers best health insurance policies at very low costs to the Australian citizens apart from this it also offers travel, home and motor insurances. This company offers health insurances at very reasonable prices with their aim to help their members stay healthy. They support health communities by health partnerships, preventative health support along with the rehabilitation programs. The health partnerships are ASPREE study, Midwifery Group Practice Program and Free Farmer Health Clinics. While preventative health programs are Bowel Cancer Risk Identification and Strong Knees Program. The rehabilitation programs are Best Doctors References, New Family Program and Health Resources.
Process of Claiming at GMHBA Limited
Though the process of claiming is same but it works differently from one program to the other. Claiming will offer extra benefits through different ways. Some of the claims can be done immediately by simply swiping the membership card at the time of appointment. GMHBA also provides claiming for registered members through online member self service centre. It can also be done by visiting GMHBA branch or else by completing claim form and posting it.
GMHBA has partnerships with similar health organizations and plays a prominent role in the health insurance sector. The organizations that make partnership with GMHBA are Private Healthcare Australia, AHSIA along with the other similar associations.