Can I claim for pregnancy compression garments via Extras cover?
To claim, you need to:
- be on Top Extras with any applicable waiting period served
- submit a completed Aids and Appliances form (signed by your doctor).
You may be able claim towards:
- TGA-approved recovery shorts
- pregnancy compression leggings.
Provided they’re purchased from a registered Australian business with a physical presence in Australia.
You can’t claim towards pregnancy active wear (e.g. sports-related or body enhancing garments).
Like most services under the Artificial Aids & Appliances benefit, Pregnancy compression garments has an annual sub-limit (maximum amount you can claim).
When submitting your claim, please include an itemised tax invoice that shows the name of the patient (i.e. the person who’ll be using the garment(s)).
Looking for info on standard compression garments? See more