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BUPA OPTICAL EXTRAS COVER – HOW TO CLAIM YOUR ALLOWANCE

Who is Bupa and what Optical Extras Cover do they offer?

The Government of Australia via the Medicare scheme will cover medical related expenses, for example an Eye Test at your Optometrist is covered by Medicare.

Having Private Health Insurance will provide greater choice and flexibility, so once the Eye Test is finished you can purchase a pair of glasses or prescription glasses and then claim the purchase price through your Health Fund. Depending on your level of Extras Cover you have with your Health Fund then you will either receive ALL or a large percentage of the Optical cost back. Over 50% of the Australian Population presently have Health Cover and a further 50% of those have Extras Cover which includes annual Optical Benefits.

Bupa is one of the largest providers of Health Insurance here in Australia.

BupaHealth Insurance provides many options around Extras Cover which includes an annual Optical Benefits Allowance. It can be a little bit confusing, but if you can click on the following link below you quickly remind yourself of the type of Health Cover and Extras Cover you have;
http://www.bupa.com.au/health-insurance/cover/ci.extras-cover.phi

From the bupa link you may recognise the type of Extras Cover you have and therefore have a great understanding into your Optical Benefits Allowance with Bupa, however we always recommend contacting your Health Provider to confirm your allowance prior to purchasing prescription glasses.

How can Frankie Dean make claiming my Bupa Optical Allowance easy?

There are many Australians whom have Private Health Insurance with Extras Cover and would love to purchase Prescription Glasses and/or Prescription Sunglasses annually with No Gap or with a Small Gap to pay. For many this is unachievable, particular at the large corporate chain stores or even your local independent optometrist. Were you aware that Frankie Dean is registered with many of the major Health Funds of Australia including Bupa? Most Health Fund members with Optical Extras Cover will have the majority if not all their costs of Frankie Dean prescription glasses and prescription sunglasses covered.

How is this possible? Well Frankie Dean can tailor an optical solution to maximise your Optical Extras Allowance. If you are not aware of your annual Optical Allowance then all you need to do is contact Bupa or your Health Fund provider and request details on yourOptical Benefits Allowance, then provide this info to the customer service team here at Frankie Dean; help@frankiedean.com.au Be sure toclearly voice in your email to Frankie Dean that you wish to maximise your Optical Benefits!one of our fully trained optical dispensers will work closely with you to tailor an optical solution that suits your needs and your Optical Extras Cover.

How can Frankie Dean maximise my Optical Benefits allowance? Well, by contacting our team here at Frankie Dean for a customised solution to suit your Optical Benefits Allowance will no doubt save you time and money. Many customers whom proceed down this path are often quite surprised what Frankie Dean can offer, and in several instances we can provide 2 pairs of prescription glasses with no gap for you to pay.

Glasses with Single Vision Lens $99. 2 x Pair of Glasses with Single Vision Lens $179 Glasses with High Index Lens $149 - $179. Polarised Sunglasses with Prescription Lens $199 Sunglasses in Tint or Tint or Polarised Lens $119. Polarised Sunglasses with Prescription Lens $199

How to Claim Optical Benefits fromBupa?

By now we are hopeful that you have proceeded to purchase a brand new pair of Frankie Dean Prescription Glasses (or 2 pair!) and so the next step is how to proceed with you Optical Benefits claim.

You will be provided by Frankie Dean with an itemised tax invoice upon delivery of your glasses. Displayed on the invoice will be Frankie Dean’s unique provider number which shall be recognised by Bupa when you process your claim. The invoice will also be itemised with unique codes for “Frame”, “Lenses” and “Coating”, this will allow your claim to be processed very easily with your Health Fund.

The level of Health Cover you have will determine how much you are reimbursed by Bupa for your prescription glasses purchase. If you have advised Frankie Dean in advance of your Optical Cover and we have proceeded to tailor an optical solution to meet your Optical Benefits Allowance then you should be confident of what you will be rebated from Bupa, it couldbe the entire amount however if not then you should have very little gap to pay.

Claiming is super easy and the process is managed by your Health Fund. You can claim in person, on the spot, by post, and you can claim online. We provide this link to Bupa website which explains in detail how you can claim your Optical Extras; http://www.bupa.com.au/health-insurance/common-questions/i-am-a-member/how-to-make-a-claim#1

To recap, we provide you with this simple step by step process to assist you when purchasing your next pair of prescription glasses or prescription sunglasses online;

           
Know your optical benefits cover in advance Contact frankiedean for help request a customized optical solution to suit your needs.png Frankiedean will save you time + money Frankiedean customer service team will process the order on your behalf Claim your optical benefits with your health fund
           

Hopefully you have found great value in this information provided on Bupa Extras Cover and how Frankie Dean can tailor an Optical Solution to suit your Optical Cover.

We thank-you in advance for providing Frankie Dean the opportunity to discuss maximising your Optical Benefits Allowance! We look forward to hearing from you!

Free Call 1800 752 919 or help@frankiedean.com.au

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