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Fund Name Website Teacher to register
with Fund
Requirements of
Yoga Teacher
Requirements of
Yoga Student
National or State only Fund
AHM Health Insurance www.ahm.com.au No An official receipt must be provided. AHM members with an eligible level of cover and who have served the relevant waiting periods may claim for yoga classes when a medical practitioner refers them to yoga to address a specific health condition. National
Australian Unity www.australianunity.com.au No An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number must be provided. A Health Management Form completed by a GP, Physio or Chiro is to be provided to the Fund. National
CBHS Corporate Health www.cbhscorporatehealth.com.au No An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number must be provided. A Health Management Form completed by a GP, Physio or Chiro is to be provided to the Fund. National
CBHS Health Fund www.cbhs.com.au No An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number must be provided. A Health Management Form completed by a GP, Physio or Chiro is to be provided to the Fund. National
CUA www.cua.com.au No An official receipt must be provided. A Health Management Approval Form completed by a GP is to be provided to the Fund. National
Doctors’ Health Fund www.doctorshealthfund.com.au No Rebates are not provided specifically for yoga classes however they are provided for Gym Membership. To obtain a rebate for Gym Membership, yoga teachers must be delivering yoga in a Gym registered with Fitness Australia. A Health Management Progam Form completed by a GP is to be provided to the Fund. National
GMF Health www.gmfhealth.com.au N/A Now part of HBF Health Insurance. Please refer to HBF. Now part of HBF Health Insurance. Please refer to HBF. National
GU Health www.guhealth.com.au No An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number must be provided. A Health Management Form completed by a GP, Physio or Chiro is to be provided to the Fund. National
HBF www.hbf.com.au Yes. Access information about the registration process here. Access the Provider Registration Form here. Your application will need to include current insurance and current First Aid/CPR certification. HBF will not register teachers who are unable to supply supporting documentation as part of their application. An official receipt with your HBF Provider Number and dates of sessions that the student attended must be provided. HBF provides a rebate for eight yoga sessions when completed within a three month period. National
HCF www.hcf.com.au No An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number must be provided. HCF members with an eligible level of cover and who have served the relevant waiting periods may claim for yoga classes when a medical practitioner refers them to yoga to address a specific health condition.
To make a claim, complete an Exercise and gym benefits authorisation claim form here.
National
Health Insurance Fund of Australia Limited www.hif.com.au No Must be Registered with Yoga Australia. A Health Management Form completed by a GP is to be provided to the Fund. National
Health Partners AHSA www.healthpartners.com.au No Must be Registered with Yoga Australia. A Health Management Form completed by a GP is to be provided to the Fund. National
health.com.au www.health.com.au No An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number must be provided. A Health Management Claim Form completed by a GP is to be provided to the Fund. The form is kept on file for 12 months then needs to be renewed. National
Mildura Health Fund www.mildurahealthfund.com.au No An official receipt with the clients names, dates of sessions that the student attended and description of the services provided (e.g. yoga classes) must be provided. The program must be approved by a GP in order to treat a medical condition. National
nib www.nib.com.au Yes. NIB registers individual teachers not businesses. NIB assess claims for yoga classes against a spreadsheet of registered teachers’ names provided by Yoga Australia. Registered teachers who have requested that their details not be forwarded will be excluded. An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number and NIB registration number must be provided. A Health Management Program completed by a GP, Physio or Chiro is to be provided to the Fund. National
Nurses & Midwives Health www.nmhealth.com.au No. An official receipt must be provided. Student must have been refered to yoga by a GP/Physio/Chiro to ameliorate a specific medical condition. National
One Medi Fund (National Health Benefits Australia) www.onemedifund.com.au No. An official receipt with the clients date of birth, teacher’s name and teacher’s business name must be provided. Student must have a referral to yoga from an allied health professional to assist with a specific health issue. Please note pregnancy is not a health issue. National
Peoplecare www.peoplecare.com.au No. An official receipt with the client’s date of birth, teacher’s name and teacher’s business name must be provided. Student must have a referral to yoga from an allied health professional to assist with a specific health issue. Please note pregnancy is not a health issue. National
Phoenix Health Fund www.phoenixhealthfund.com.au No. An official receipt must be provided. A Health Lifestyle Treatment Plan completed by a GP is to be provided to the Fund. National
Queensland Country Health Fund www.qldcountryhealth.com.au No. An official receipt with your ABN and Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number must be provided. Student must have a referral to yoga from a health care professional to assist with a specific health issue. – Approval form Qld & NT
Railway and Transport Health Fund Limited AHSA www.rthealthfund.com.au No. Rebates are not provided specifically for yoga classes however they are provided for Gym Membership. To obtain a rebate for Gym Membership, yoga teachers must be delivering yoga in a Gym registered with Fitness Australia. Student must have a referral to the Gym from a GP. National
Reserve Bank Health Society www.myrbhs.com.au No. An official receipt with the client’s date of birth, teacher’s name and teacher’s business name must be provided. Student must have a referral to yoga from an allied health professional to assist with a specific health issue. Please note pregnancy is not a health issue. National
Teachers Health www.teachershealth.com.au No. An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number, ABN, address and description of the services provided (e.g. yoga classes) must be provided. A Health Lifesyle Form from a GP/Physio/Chiro completed by a GP, Physio or Chiro confirming that attending yoga classes will help prevent or ameliorate a specific medical condition is to be provided to the Fund. National
Transport Health www.transporthealth.com.au Yes. To register, email enquires@transporthealth.com.au with your detail. It will take roughly 5-7 days to process. A provider number is allocated. An official receipt with the name of your client must be provided.   National
TUH Health Fund www.tuh.com.au No An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number and ABN must be provided. TUH members with an eligible level of cover and who have served the relevant waiting periods may claim for yoga classes when a medical practitioner refers them to yoga to address a specific health condition. National
Westfund Health Insurance www.westfund.com.au Yes. Provider numbers are not supplied. To register, submit a Yoga Australia registered teacher membership certificate each year to enquires@westfund.com.au An official receipt with your Yoga Australia registered teacher membership number and the dates of the classes attended must be provided. A Health Management Program completed by a GP is to be provided to the Fund. National

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