Health insurance for kids

Average customer rating: 4.3/5
Written by Joshua Malin
Reviewed by Steven Spicer
Updated 14 March, 2024

Benefits of health insurance for kids and dependants

Hospital cover

Extras cover

Family health cover

How can I cover my dependent children with health insurance?

Upgrading to a family policy

Adding a new baby to your family’s policy

How much can I claim on my family’s extras policy?

Can I just get cover for my child, and not for me?

Cost of health insurance for kids

Will my dependants affect the price of my health insurance?

Are there free health programs for kids in the public system?

Does having children affect the Medicare Levy Surcharge?

Does my Lifetime Health cover loading affect my children?

Meet our health insurance expert, Steven Spicer

Steven Spicer
Executive General Manager – Health, Life & Energy

As the Executive General Manager of Health, Life and Energy, Steven Spicer is a strong believer in the benefits of private cover and knows just how valuable the peace of mind that comes with cover can be. He is passionate about demystifying the health insurance industry and advocates for the benefits of comparison when it comes to saving money on your premiums.