There are many things that can influence our body weight. While we can’t control some factors, we can control others like our diet, exercise and sleep habits. However, it can be difficult to maintain healthy routines and keep extra weight off, especially as we age.
Maintaining a healthy weight range can reduce the risk of many chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease, as well as boost daily energy levels and our overall health and wellbeing.
If you’d like to lose weight, it’s never too late to start building healthier habits. To support you on your journey to better health, we offer our members access to several evidence-based weight management programs that include expert-led health coaching, nutritional guidance and exercise plans.
Explore our weight management options
Healthy Weight for Life
Improve your health and get back to doing more of the things you enjoy with one of our Healthy Weight for Life programs, brought to you by our partner, Prima Health Solutions and their Healthy Weight for Life team. Eligibility criteria applies.
If you’re not eligible for a fully funded program we may be able to cover some of the costs of these programs under your extras cover, depending on benefit limits.
CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet
Join over 500,000 fellow Aussies who have lost weight, kept it off and improved their health and wellbeing with the evidence-based CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet.
HCF members can access a 20% discount on the 12 Week Program if they have eligible extras cover or are registered for HCF Thank You. Some members may also be eligible for the 16 Week Program. Clinical and fund eligibility criteria apply.
Exercise classes and gym memberships
If your doctor or heath practitioner has recommended an exercise or gym program to treat a specific medical condition like obesity or heart disease you may be able to claim towards the cost.
To claim, send us a completed Exercise and Gym Benefits Form along with your receipts/invoices.
We don’t cover the costs of online exercise programs (including those delivered through mobile apps) or recreational/competitive sports and activities.
If you're covered for Health Management Programs under your extras cover, you can claim up to $50 annually for one month’s supply of HCF-approved weight-loss medications that are registered for weight loss on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods, subject to your annual limit.
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Contact our health and wellbeing experts
To learn more about Healthy Weight for Life or the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet, email the HCF Health and Wellbeing team at firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about any of our other weight management programs or enquire about your eligibility, call our friendly Customer Care team on 13 13 34.
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