What is OSHC?
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a health insurance that helps you pay for hospital and medical services.
Why do I need OSHC?
Being an international student in Australia, it is a mandatory requirement that you be covered under OSHC. A student has to cover OSHC during the entire length of their stay.
What aspects are covered in OSHC?
OSHC covers your doctor’s visit and that is covered for by 100%. Hospitals including accommodations, operations, day services etc. It also pays a certain amount towards the prescription medicines. And also emergency ambulance services.
Does OSHC covers me when I am outside of Australia?
OSHC only covers you while you are in Australia.