VMware provides voluntary healthcare coverage via Grand United (GU) Health.
All permanent employees (included permanent fixed term employees) are eligible up to retirement age. The plan also covers the following dependents:
- Your children up to the age of 21 or 24 if they’re registered as student dependents
Please note, contractors are not eligible.
With your health and wellbeing in mind, VMware has partnered with GU Health to provide you with access to a tailored health plan with extensive benefits. The Premier Hospital Plan provides coverage for:
Premier Benefits Plan Coverage
|Private Room/Shared Room||100%|
|Pregnancy and birth related services||100%|
|Surgically implanted prostheses||100% of minimum cost for Govt. approved appliances|
|Elective cosmetic and plastic surgery||Limited cover|
|Psychiatric and rehabilitation care||100%|
|Ambulance||100% of Emergency|
|In-hospital Care Benefit||$500 per member per year|
|Member support Program||Available (see policy document for further details)|
|Access Gap Cover||Available (see policy document for further details)|
Please note, for more information around pre-existing and waiting periods, please refer to the GU booklet under resources section.
Superior Benefits Plan Coverage
|General dental||Checkups, basic fillings, x-rays, scale & clean||80%||$1,200|
|Major dental||Crowns, bridges, dentures, root canal, periodontics, inlays/on lays, implants & orthodontics||80%||$1,700|
|Optical||Prescription glasses & contact lenses, including repairs. Tinting, coating & hardening of lenses not covered.||80%||$350|
|Physiotherapy & specialist therapies||Physiotherapy, speech pathology, antenatal, eye therapy & occupational therapy. Consultations only.||80%||$600|
|Pharmaceuticals||Prescription items with an official pharmacy receipt.||100%||$500|
|Chiropractic & osteopathy||Consultations only. Includes two chiropractic x-rays||80%||$500|
|Clinical psychology & hypnotherapy||Consultations only||80%||$500|
|Natural therapies||Consultations only|
|Hearing aids||One appliance every five years||100%||$500|
|Aids & appliances||CPAP machines, blood pressure monitors, custom made orthotics & more.||80%||$500|
Please note, pre-existing conditions will be excluded under the plan for the first 12 months from date of commencement of insurance coverage.
You may enroll in the VMware Corporate Health Plan at any time post commencement with VMware.
If you would like to join our company plan and haven’t been a previous member of GU Health, then please complete the online application form by clicking the link below, and entering the company code:
Link: https://members.guhealth.com.au/vmware 
In the ‘New members’ section click on the link ‘Would you like to join online?’ and follow the prompts.
If you have been a previous member of GU Health and would like to join our corporate plan, please complete the hard copy application forms:
VMware pays 100% of the premium costs based on the Rebate Tier declared by you with GU Healthcare. Gross income threshold tiers are valid until 30 June 2024.
|April 2018 – April 2019 ||Base Tier||Tier 1||Tier 2||Tier 3|
|Single Income Rebate Threshold||$90, 000 or less||$90, 001 –
|$140, 001 +|
|Family Income Rebate Threshold||$180, 000 or less||$180, 001-
|$280, 001 +|
Note: Single parents and couples (including de facto couples) are subject to family rules. For families with children, the thresholds are increased by $1, 500 for each child after the first.
- If you are unsure which Tier you are currently on, please reach out to GU Health 
Coverage for you and your dependents under the Grand United Healthcare plan will begin from the joining date you nominate on the membership form.
When Coverage Ends
Your Health coverage ends for you and your dependents on the last day of your employment with VMware. You can opt to convert the healthcare coverage into a retail policy with the same insurer, subject to the applicable terms and conditions and your premium rates may change accordingly.