Monash University Health Insurance Policy

Injuries sustained whilst playing or training for Monash University Hockey Club are covered by the University’s umbrella health insurance policy.

Who is covered? Full-time and part-time enrolled students are covered by the personal accident insurance policy. The cover also extends to registered members of clubs/associations under the University’s control (i.e. If you have paid your Monash University Hockey Club registration fees then you are covered).

What is covered? Injuries from accidents that occur during a University approved activity. The policy does not cover sickness and illness. A limited range of benefits are also available for financial loss due to medical treatment and hardship as a result of an accident that occurred while engaged in university/course-related activities, including practical or community placements.

Making a claim To make a claim please:

If you wish to discuss your claim or accident please contact the University’s Insurance Services via email or phone 03 9905 6368.

When making a claim please note:
  • The policy does not cover the difference between the doctor’s bill and the Medicare refund.
  • You are required to pay all costs and then claim back expenses. Please ensure you keep all original accounts and medical statements.
  • Claim forms must be completed by yourself and a qualified medical practitioner.
  • You are required to pay a $50 excess fee for each claim (deductible at the time of claim settlement).
  • Medical expenses must be incurred within 12 months of sustaining your injury.
  • A referral from a General Practitioner is required for physiotherapy visits.

Policy benefits The policy includes the following benefits:

  • Medical benefits – reimbursement of non-Medicare medical expenses to a maximum of $5,000.
  • Weekly injury benefits for income earners. (Max. $600 per week excludes first 5 days of loss of income
  • Overseas medical expenses. (Max. $100,000).
  • Surgical Benefits, $2,000.
  • Emergency transportation benefit where a claim has arisen, $5,000.
For more information about the policy and its benefits please read the Product Disclosure Statement for the University’s Group Personal Accident Insurance Policy.


Hockey Australia Insurance Cover

Having paid their Hockey Victoria membership, players are covered by the National Hockey Insurance Programme. For more information or to make a claim, visit the Honan Sport website: