Travel Insurance Saver
15
December
2017
16
December
2017
Covers trips up to 60 days overseas and within Australia for 12 months
Adult 1
Adult 2
Dependent children are covered for free, age limits apply.

EMC

Medical assessment online

 
To add an existing medical condition that isn't included in the automatically covered condition below, please get a quote and select the Optional Extra Medical Condition
 
Australian Comprehensive, Annual Multi Trip & International Comprehensive is the only policy that can add Existing Medical Conditions onto.
 
Mandatory Medical Appraisal Assessments apply to customer 80 years of age and over and travelling overseas.
 
You can either process your assessment over the phone or online. 
 

Please follow these steps to apply for cover for an existing medical condition online.

  1. Click on the Buy Now button on the International Comprehensive policy. 
  2. Continue through and enter your personal details and email address on the following page/s and click on continue.
  3. Click on ‘YES’ when requested about Existing Medical Conditions (EMC)
  4. Complete the form and enter in the condition/s you wish to include on your policy. 
  5. Once completed you will receive your Quote Number via email.
  6. QBE will assess the EMC form and get back in touch with you in approximately 3 days to confirm the quote.

 

Alternatively, once you have completed your quote you can call QBE on 1300 555 017, choose Option 2 and then Option 1 to complete the medical assessment over the phone.

Priority Service via the phone can be completed in 15mins for an additional fee.

In many cases, an assessment can be provided based on your answers to these questions, and no further paperwork is required. You will receive an email confirming receipt of the application and advising whether further documentation needs to be provided. Once the assessment has been completed, you will receive another email informing you of the assessment with a direct link that can be used to purchase the policy if you choose to. Any applicable medical loading amount will be automatically applied.
 

Existing medical conditions of a non-travelling relative or business partner

(Not available on Deposit Protection or Australian Cancellation and Additional Expenses Travel Plans, to non-residents of Australia or after departure.)

Provided your non-travelling relative or business partner is under 80 years of age at the time the Certificate of Insurance is to be issued you can apply to cover their existing medical condition if their state of health could disrupt your travel plans even though they are not travelling with you. Complete your Application Form and ask our representative for a Non-Travelling Relative or Business Partner Travellers Medical Appraisal Form, complete and submit for appraisal, via our representative.
 
If the cover is approved you will be advised of any additional premium and of any special terms imposed. If you do not select this additional benefit there will be no cover if your trip is cancelled, cut short or disrupted as a result of your non-travelling relative’s or business partner’s existing medical condition. Please refer to the Product Disclose Statement for more information.  

Extras

Conditions Automatically Covered for Free 

Provided the following existing medical conditions are stable and you or anyone else to be covered are not waiting for treatment, on a hospital waiting list or awaiting results of medical tests or investigation in relation to any of these conditions, the cover is provided without medical application.

  • Acne
  • Allergies - such as allergic rhinitis, chronic rhinitis, hay fever, sinusitis, anaphylaxis, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, urticaria, food intolerance, latex allergy
  • Anaemia - including iron deficiency anaemia, B12 deficiency, folate deficiency, pernicious anaemia
  • Asthma - provided you are under 60 years of age and you have not required cortisone medication, except taken by inhaler or puffer, or hospitalisation for the past 12 months including as an outpatient.
  • Bell's palsy
  • Benign breast cysts
  • Bunions
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cataracts - with no pending surgery or surgery in the last 6 weeks
  • Coeliac disease
  • Diabetes Mellitus Types 1 and 2 - provided you were not diagnosed in the past 12 months, where you have no known cardiovascular, hypertensive, vascular disease, no related kidney, eye or neuropathy complications
  • Epilepsy - you have been seizure free for the past 12 months or do not require more than 1 anti-seizure medication
  • Glaucoma
  • Goitre, hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's disease, Graves disease
  • Grommets - if no current ear infection and/or ear infection in the last 4 weeks
  • Hiatus hernia/Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, Peptic ulcer disease
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Stable
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • High Lipids (Hyperlipidaemia)
  • Insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance
  • Incontinence
  • Macular degeneration Hip and Knee replacement - if performed more than 9 months ago and less than 10 years ago, with no history of dislocation
  • Menopause
  • Migraines - except where you have been hospitalised in the past 12 months
  • Nocturnal cramps
  • Osteoporosis - where there have been no fractures and you do not require more than 1 medication or suffer any back pain condition
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Pregnancy-related illness of the mother up to & including 26 weeks gestation - Provided there have been no complications in this pregnancy or any previous pregnancy, or this pregnancy has not been assisted by artificial reproductive technique e.g. IVF
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Trigger finger
  • Routine screening tests where no underlying disease has been detected.

High-Risk Existing Medical Conditions 

If you are applying for an International or Annual Multi Trip Travel Plan you must tell us if you or anyone in your travelling party has any of the following Existing Medical Conditions.
 
Cardiovascular/Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Angina (Coronary Artery Disease/Ischaemic Heart Disease)
  • Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac arrhythmias (disturbances to the Heart rhythm)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA/Stroke/TIA Transient Ischaemic Attack)
  • Cardiac Valve Disease
  • Previous cardiac surgery (stents, Bypass Surgery, valve replacement, and pacemakers/Intracardiac devices)
  • Aneurysms
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
 
Chronic Lung Diseases
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Airways Pulmonary Disease (COAD/COPD)
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis/Asbestosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
 
Neurological Disorders
  • MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Motor Neurone Disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
 
Other
  • Organ Transplants
  • Any Back condition, including chronic pain and/or surgery in the last 5 years
  • Any Condition for which you have undergone surgery or which has been under investigation within the last 12 months
  • Any Condition that is awaiting investigation or treatment
  • Any Cancer that was diagnosed within the last 5 years excluding non-melanoma skin cancers
 

To Complete the Existing Medical Condition form please get a quote and select the Optional Extra 'Medical Condition'

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15
December
2017
16
December
2017
Covers trips up to 60 days overseas and within Australia for 12 months
Adult 1
Adult 2
Dependent children are covered for free, age limits apply.