Bupa has announced a range of measures to support employees, customers, residents and the community including:
$100,000 donation to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund;
six months of premium relief for eligible Bupa Health Insurance customers*;
$10,000 donation to each local Rural Fire Service and Country Fire Authority where our homes have been impacted, starting with Eden, Tumut and Bairnsdale;
up to 20 days paid community service leave for employees who are involved in the firefighting and disaster relief effort, along with counselling support for those who have been personally impacted;
selected dental and optical services** for eligble Bupa customers from Bupa Optical and Bupa-owned dental practices;
expansion of our Workplace Giving campaign to support the Red Cross Relief and Recovery appeal and our volunteer fire fighting services, with all employee donations being matched by Bupa until the end of January.
8/1 UPDATE: confirmed with a Bupa customer rep that the deal is those impacted by the bushfires will not pay premiums for 6 months, while still being able to claim and enjoy the benefits.
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For those affected or involved, see the Bushfire Relief event page. You can also use the new front page to prioritise the [BF] tag.