Some Information About Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

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Australia has world-class health insurance services. However, you should make sure have gone through all related procedures for Overseas Student Health Cover before you arriving in Australia.
Australia has a special health insurance system established for international students, which is well-known as Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). You should buy it before you arriving in Australia, which can make you enjoy the health insurance as soon as you arrive in Australia. According to the regulations by Department of Immigration and Citizenship, you have to buy the health insurance which can cover all you time when you stay in Austria with student visas.
Maybe you school have had an agreement with an insurance company which can provide OSHC. You can choose the insurance company which has signed an agreement with your own company, an you also can choose other providers of Australian OSHC on your own. There are four insurance companies providing Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) in June, 2009. For more relevant information, such as the specific content of insurance, and for deciding which insurance company is more suitable, you can visit the following websites:
  Australian Health Management: www.ahm.com.au
BUPA OSHC: www.medibank.com.au
Medibank Insurance Company: www.medibank.com.au
  OSHC Worldcare: www.oshcworldcare.com.au
Westfund Insurance Company: www.westfund.com.cn

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