Health Funds

Many private health funds now include yoga in their claimable services. What a neat way to include more yoga in your schedule and get a bonus something back for it! Each health fund has different requirements so check the table below for your fund.

RhyannaVL - Yoga Australia Number: 3633
Fund Name Website Teacher to register with Fund Requirements of Yoga Teacher and/or Student
Australian Health Management www.ahm.com.au No

Registered teachers must include their YA registered teacher membership number on the receipt.

Australian Unity Health www.australianunity.com.au No

Must provide an official receipt with YA registered teacher membership no. Health Management Form from GP/Physio/Chiro to be given to fund by student.

BUPA Australia Pty Ltd incorporating MBF; SGIC; and Mutual Community www.bupa.com.au No

Must provide an official receipt with YA registered teacher membership no. Living Well Form from GP/Physio/Chiro to be given to fund by student.

CBHS Health Fund www.cbhs.com.au No

Must provide an official receipt with YA registered teacher membership no. Health Management Form from GP/Physio/Chiro to be given to fund by student.

Grand United Corporation Health www.guhealth.com.au No

Must provide an official receipt with YA registered teacher membership no.

HBF www.hbf.com.au Yes

For yoga students as at February 2014, HBF will cover 8 sessions of yoga, within a three month period, as part of a program. The individual teacher’s provider number and dates of sessions the student attended, must be included on the receipt in order for the member to successfully claim their rebate.

RhyannaVL HBF Provider Number: B21077
Health www.health.com.au No

Must provide an official receipt with YA registered teacher membership no. Health Management form signed by GP to be given to fund by student.

Healthguard Health Benefits Fund Ltd trading as GMF Health www.gmfhealth.com.au Yes

Required to be registered with Australian Regional Health Group (see Note below).

nib www.nib.com.au Yes

Health Management Supporting Evidence form must be signed by GP or approved provider and be given to fund by student. Yoga teacher must provide an official receipt.

RhyannaVL nib Provider Number: 10145249
Teachers Union Health www.tuh.com.au Yes

Required to be registered with Medicare or Australian Regional Health Group (see Note below).

Teachers Health Fund www.teachershealth.com.au Yes

Student must submit a letter from GP/Physio/Chiro.

Transport Health Fund www.transporthealth.com.au Yes

Provider numbers are not given. To register, the yoga teacher must issue an official receipt to the student and include the physical address of the studio and the YA registered teacher membership no.

Westfund www.westfund.com.au Yes

Provider numbers are not given. To register, the yoga teacher must submit registered teacher membership certificate from YA; Current First Aid & CPR certificate; Insurance certificate.

Note:We are liaising with this fund and Australian Regional Health Group about Yoga teacher registration. We will report back to you about this.