Glossary of terms

Here’s a guide to assist you in understanding the meaning of the terminology used by CBHS Corporate Health.

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  • Cosmetic Surgery

    As of February 1, 2016, cosmetic service means an operation, procedure or treatment undertaken for the dominant purpose of improving appearance or improving psychological wellbeing. Medicare benefits are not payable for non-therapeutic cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic services are listed as Exclusions on all CBHS Corporate Health hospital products. To confirm cover, please contact our Member Care Centre on 1300 586 462 or

    Please click here to see the 2015 definition of this term.


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