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1.9 Banjima Medical Health and Wellbeing

Information

Promote the health and well-being needs of Banjima families to enable a healthier lifestyle, providing support and assistance towards medical and general health expenses.

What is covered;

General Health – is available to support members with general health and expenses including the following:

  • Medical equipment and supplies - medication prescriptions, glucose monitors, breathing appliances etc;
  • Specialist treatments e.g. podiatry, dermatology, fertility;
  • Dental - dental check and treatment;
  • Optical - annual eyes check and prescription glasses
  • Ambulance - ambulance cover

Supporting Healthy Living:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Gym Membership
  • Dietary/ Weight Loss
  • Counselling and Support Services

                                                      

Allowances

For the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019

 What  Beneficiary Allowance
 Medical Health & Wellbeing (does not include travel)  $1,000
 Critically and/or Terminally ill - hospitalised patient   support (including travel)  $5,000
 Medical Escort Support (including travel)  $2,000

Note; Cash payments and reimbursements cannot be paid to any beneficiary.

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for this assistance, an applicant must meet beneficiary criteria as follows:

  • A registered Banjima beneficiary
  • A registered Daisy beneficiary
  • Birth Child registered under the above membership.

Please Note:

  • No allocations of funds can be transferred to another member;
  • As per clause 6.7 of the Trust Deed, the Trustee may not provide money or a money equivalent to individual beneficiaries.

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the Medical Health and Wellbeing application form (available here).
  2. Provide supporting evidence, such as:
    • Evidence of support needs (e.g. support letter)
    • Quote or tax invoice (includes the seller’s Australian business number (ABN), what is being requested, its cost (including GST, if any) and date of issue).
    • Birth Certificate (for under 18s) to show Birth Child relationship with Applicant
  3. Submit application by sending forms and evidence to Member Services by:
  1. You will be contacted by BNTAC with the outcome of your application.
  2. If you are not happy with the outcome, you can appeal a decision.
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