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Australian Health Service Alliance (AHSA) FAQs

AHSA is a service company representing a number of small to medium sized private health insurance funds. VSP has contracted with AHSA to cover several health funds.

  • ACA Health Benefits Fund
  • CBHS Corporate Health
  • CBHS Health Fund Limited
  • CUA Health Limited (CHF)
  • Doctors Health Fund
  • Frank Health Insurance
  • GMHBA Limited
  • Health Care Insurance Ltd
  • Health Insurance Fund of Australia (HIF)
  • myOwn
  • Navy Health Ltd
  • Nurses & Midwives Health Pty Ltd
  • Onemedifund
  • Peoplecare Health Insurance
  • Phoenix Health Fund Limited
  • Queensland Country Health Fund
  • Reserve Bank Health Society Limited
  • rt health
  • Transport Health
  • TUH Health Fund

Provider agrees to offer the following options:

  • One complete pair of no gap glasses, which includes single vision, bifocal, or multifocal lenses, scratch-resistant coating, and UV protective coating; lens will be equivalent quality to the VSP Australia white label lens range;
    • A minimum of 10 adult frames and 6 children's frames must be available

    or

  • A free pair of glasses if the member purchases their first pair of glasses outside the No Gap packages.
    • The free pair of glasses includes a frame from the $149 designer range and basic single vision, hard coated, scratch resistant, and UV protective lenses.
    • The free second pair of glasses does not have to be the same prescription as the first pair, but they have to be for the same patient.

    The following discounts apply to contact lenses and lens add-ons:

    • 15% off of all in store contact lenses.
    • 20% off of all lens add-ons (Examples include, but are not limited to: anti-reflective coating, high index lenses above 1.5 basic, lens tints, mirror tints, etc.).

    Please note:

    • Sunglasses without prescription (plano sunglasses) are excluded.
    • UV Coating is covered on all lenses. When entering the lenses into HiCaps, do not include UV as a line item - with or without a dollar amount.

Yes

As a member of the VSP network, you are automatically an AHSA provider. Simply follow the guidelines for administering member benefits. No further action is necessary.

Yes, as a member of the AHSA network, the practice must display a mutually agreed upon representation of AHSA and the covered Health Funds at each location that is viewable from the outside of the store and within the store.