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Health Programs

GMHBA is dedicated to helping members stay healthy and being at the heart of healthy communities through our health partnerships, preventative health and support and rehabilitation programs. 

Health Partnerships


A world-first study conducted in Australia, now looks at the potential for aspirin to prevent heart attack, stroke and other age-related diseases from developing in the first place. More information

Midwifery Group Practice Program

GMHBA, in partnership with Barwon Health (The Geelong Hospital) is offering local members the opportunity to have their baby as a private patient in the MGP program. More information

Free Farmer Health Clinics

GMHBA has partnered with the National Centre for Farmer Health to provide free health checks for GMHBA members who live and/or work on a farm. More information

Preventative Health

Prevention is always better than cure. Here are the preventative health programs GMHBA are promoting.

Bowel Cancer Risk Identification Program

Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world; however with early detection around 90% of cases can be treated effectively. As early diagnosis improves treatment outcomes, we remind members that GMHBA has introduced the GMHBA Bowel Cancer Risk Identification program enabling you to access an InSure Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) kit. More information

Strong Knees Program

Members on GMHBA Gold Hospital cover are now eligible for a 100% benefit on the Strong Knees Program provided by Corio Bay Sports Medicine Centre in Geelong which aims to help arthritic sufferers. More information

Support and Rehabilitation

Often the best recovery is in the comfort of your own home. GMHBA is helping provide the support necessary to self manage some conditions and recover at home.

Hospital Substitute Program

GMHBA provides eligible members with some of the best coverage for hospital substitute services. Our programs assist eligible members to shorten their length of stay in hospital or offer an alternative to going in to hospital. More information

Health and Wellbeing Program

GMHBA members with hospital cover have access to the Health and Wellbeing program which is designed to assist members in the comfort of their own home and empower them to better manage health conditions. More information

Health Advice and Reference Material

Sometimes some advice or information is all that's needed. Here are some useful references and programs.

Best Doctors

Best Doctors allows GMHBA Gold Hospital members with Gap Saver to access 50,000 leading medical specialists from around the world. More information

New Family Program

GMHBA’s New Family Program is a specialised six month pilot created to assist parents in the first few months when a baby is welcomed into a family. More information

Health Resources

There is a lot of information online which offers health advice and diagnosis. We have put together our own list of organisations and associations who can support you with information and advice on a number of topics. More information