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What were they thinking? SCTI opens the lid on fake claims

Monday, 7 March 2016, 3:35 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Travellers tempted to try and cash in on their travel insurance policies may find themselves talking to the police instead of their insurer. SCTI investigate about 1,500 people a year who are trying to make fake claims. As well as internal claims ... More >>

Kiwis in denial about sweet tooth

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:58 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Kiwis are in denial about their sugar habit and quick to criticise others, according to research by Southern Cross Healthcare Group. More >>

Southern Cross Agm Results

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 11:14 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Agm Results Southern Cross Medical Care Society welcomed a new director, among other business, at their Annual General Meeting held in Ellerslie yesterday. Trustee and Director Carole Durbin retired from the board, making way for the appointment ... More >>

Southern Cross Cracks Down on Suspicious Claims

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 1:25 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

SOUTHERN CROSS CRACKS DOWN ON SUSPICIOUS CLAIMS Southern Cross Health Society is cracking down on suspicious claiming and poor billing practices with the introduction and promotion of a new 0800 number – 0800 420 055. Stefan Azzopardi, Head of Finance, ... More >>

Shocking sleep stats…

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 1:39 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

With daylight saving starting this weekend, already sleep-deprived New Zealanders are going to struggle when they lose an hour. More >>

Overcoming flu vaccination reluctance

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 9:41 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

While research shows that 40% of New Zealand businesses offer free or subsidised flu vaccinations to employees this time of year, HR professionals say persuading staff to participate is the biggest challenge. Vicki Caisley, Southern Cross Health ... More >>

Porky Pets

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 10:35 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

A recent survey by Southern Cross Pet Insurance has found that 19% of Kiwis have put their pets on a diet. More >>

Employers Can Help Workforce Stick to Resolutions

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 10:03 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

New Year’s resolutions more often than not involve losing weight, eating better and exercising more - and these resolutions look likely to top the list again. More >>

Gifting to pets

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 12:21 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Gifting to pets As if buying for family, friends and the office Secret Santa wasn’t enough, a number of New Zealanders also tuck an extra present (or two) under the Christmas tree for their pet, according to Southern Cross Pet Insurance. A survey ... More >>

Southern Cross Welcomes Discussion on Health Spending

Monday, 24 November 2014, 11:38 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

The Southern Cross Healthcare Group supports The New Zealand Initiative’s efforts to bring some of the pressing issues facing New Zealand to the fore. Corporate Office CEO, Rachel Cunningham says, “We share their concerns about the pending healthcare ... More >>

Kiwi Stalwart Delivers Outstanding Value to Members

Monday, 15 September 2014, 12:10 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

The 2014 financial year saw Kiwi not-for-profit health insurer, Southern Cross Health Society, continue to deliver excellent value to its members. More >>

Dog insurance claims over $1,000

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 1:58 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Dogs bring their owners countless pleasures, but an unexpected trip to the vet can also mean a financial headache for the unprepared. More >>

Head, shoulders, knees and toes

Monday, 4 August 2014, 11:55 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Finding the money to pay for private specialist care for very young children can place a huge amount of stress on families. More >>

Think Tank Tackles Health Funding Squeeze

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 10:20 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

How to modify or reduce the rapidly rising demand for healthcare will be among the key topics at a high-powered Think Tank aimed at resolving one of New Zealand’s most pressing economic problems. More >>

Controlling the flu season – save yourself a headache

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 12:17 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Break out the hand sanitiser and keep a safe distance. As flu season draws near, research has found that close to half of Kiwi employers report ill staff turning up for work when they should be at home. More >>

Kiwis click their way to health

Friday, 28 February 2014, 12:07 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

An increasing number of Kiwis (55%) are now using the internet to research their medical woes and 22% claim to be doing so once or more each week. More >>

Kiwis’ soft drink consumption

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 12:23 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

On the back of the soft drink/unhealthy food debate, results from Southern Cross Health Society’s annual health survey show 35% of New Zealanders think they consume too many soft drinks. More >>

Southern Cross expands into new territory

Monday, 10 February 2014, 12:53 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

New Zealand’s largest health insurer, Southern Cross Health Society, is expanding into new territory and launching a new day to day ‘HealthEssentials’ consumer product with the affordable price point of $1 a day. HealthEssentials is targeted ... More >>

Kiwis find dental care a pain in the wallet

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 5:18 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

71% of New Zealanders say they put off going to the dentist purely because of the cost. Further, results from a September TNS survey commissioned by Southern Cross show that only 31% of us go to the dentist each year and the majority only go when ... More >>

Holidaying in paradise can be costly

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 11:53 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

In the last year, Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) has paid out a number of medical evacuation claims including $95,000 for an evacuation from Samoa, $67,000 from Norfolk Island and a whopping $180,000 from New Caledonia. Each year over 255,000 ... More >>



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