As the year draws to a close, there’s more to think about than just holiday plans and New Year’s resolutions. If you’re one of the savvy individuals who have invested in health insurance, now is the time to consider your podiatry benefits before they vanish like a fleeting New Year’s Eve firework.
The golden rule for many health fund policies is the ‘Use It or Lose It’ principle, and podiatry services are no exception. Most health funds reset their benefit limits at the end of each calendar year, leaving many unaware individuals with untapped resources for essential foot care.
Imagine this scenario: you’ve been putting off that nagging foot pain, thinking you’ll address it next year. However, if you don’t take advantage of your remaining podiatry benefits before the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, you might find yourself back at square one when the new year begins.
Podiatrists play a crucial role in maintaining overall health. From addressing common issues like ingrown toenails, corns, calluses and plantar fasciitis to managing chronic conditions such as diabetes-related foot problems, we are your partners in ensuring your feet stay happy and healthy. But why wait until the last minute?
Booking a podiatry appointment before the year-end not only allows you to address any existing concerns promptly but also ensures you make the most of the benefits you’ve diligently paid for. It’s a win-win situation – your feet get the care they need, and you maximize the value of your health insurance.
Moreover, if you’re considering more extensive podiatric treatments, such as orthotics or specialized therapies, acting now can help you spread the costs over two benefit years, potentially saving you money in the long run.
So, what’s the takeaway? Don’t let your podiatry benefits slip through the cracks. Take a proactive step towards your foot health by scheduling a visit to your podiatrist before the year-end rush. Your feet will thank you, and you’ll start the new year on the right foot – literally!
December is not just the month of festivities; it’s also the opportune time to prioritize your foot health. By understanding and utilizing your podiatry benefits before they reset, you’ll be taking a proactive step towards a healthier, happier you in the coming year. Don’t let those benefits slip away – schedule your podiatry appointment today! Call us now on 9542 3491 or you can book online (see the button above).
Til next time
The Team from Sutherland Podiatry Centre