We have been notified through our Pilates governing body PAA – Pilates Alliance Australasia, of the changes below being put in place 1st June 2017. Please be assured we will do our best through the PAA committee to commence discussions with BUPA regarding this matter.
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We have recently received notice from BUPA that as of 1st June 2017 our clients will no longer be able to claim their Pilates sessions against the Living Well Package.
The following is a statement received from BUPA
Bupa is ceasing Living Well effective 1 June 2017, affecting benefits for services that require a Living Well form/medical certificate including Gym memberships, childrens’ swimming programs, Pilates courses and Yoga courses.
We regularly review the services that we fund under our products. These reviews are not take lightly and consider any feedback that we receive from our customers. Please note that Bupa Customers can continue to utilise the services, however benefits will not be payable for services post 1 June 2017.
Bupa is communicating this to our customers, and has written to all current and active Pilates providers. We have also corresponded with industry associations where an agreement is in place.
Pilates provider and association communications were sent on 03/03/2017, to ensure adequate prior notification