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Health of the Sexes

Friday, 4 October 2013, 3:45 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

People need to protect themselves for the medical claims they’re most likely to make – that’s the recommendation from New Zealand’s largest health insurer, Southern Cross. More >>

Southern Cross – Strong, Stable and Delivering Value

Friday, 13 September 2013, 1:54 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

The 2013 financial year saw New Zealand’s largest health insurer, Southern Cross Medical Care Society, retain its strong and stable financial position and continue to deliver excellent value to its members. More >>

Polar Blast Gets Travellers Thinking About Travel Insurance

Monday, 24 June 2013, 3:26 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

The snow drifts and torrential downpours that have affected thousands of people around New Zealand have led to unexpected consequences for overseas travel. Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) CEO Craig Morrison said they have experienced a record spike ... More >>

Personal Injury, Illness Biggest Cause Of Cancelled Trips

Monday, 22 April 2013, 9:47 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Personal Injury And Illness The Biggest Cause Of Cancelled Trips - Book Your Travel Insurance Early Warns Scti Boss Most Kiwi travellers are leaving themselves open to bearing the financial cost of a cancelled trip by delaying the purchase of travel ... More >>

Soft Drink Consumption - Survey

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 1:35 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

The average consumption of soft drink in New Zealand is two servings per week • Males drink more soft drink than females • The largest consumers per week are those New Zealanders aged under 40 years and those with a household income of $70,000-$100,000 More >>

New Zealand: Working Too Hard And Stressed

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 10:44 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

News release Thursday 20th December 2012 New Zealand: Working Too Hard And Stressed If you feel you work too hard – you’re not alone. As New Zealanders knock off for a couple of weeks of well-deserved holiday, a new survey has found the down time ... More >>

NZers Unprepared And Unrealistic About Retirement Healthcare

Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 9:19 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

News release 18th December 2012 New Zealanders Unprepared And Unrealistic About Retirement Healthcare Costs • 79% of New Zealanders think they will have to pay for some of their elective healthcare in retirement. • Yet just one in five have ... More >>

Survey Reveals New Zealanders’ Greatest Worries

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 10:33 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Survey Reveals New Zealanders’ Greatest Worries • Across all age groups, rising crime rates, insurance costs and being able to retire comfortably are New Zealander’s top three worries • More than a third worried about their personal health • Hamiltonians ... More >>

Kiwis Vastly Underestimate The Real Cost Of Elective Surgery

Monday, 5 November 2012, 10:08 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

News release 2 November 2012 Kiwis Vastly Underestimate The Real Cost Of Elective Surgery A new survey by Southern Cross Healthcare Group has found that the majority of New Zealanders are completely unaware as to the true cost of elective (non-urgent) ... More >>

Comparison Tool To Simplify Health Insurance Choice

Thursday, 27 September 2012, 10:06 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Comparison Tool To Simplify Health Insurance Choice With six plans and 14 variations to choose from when purchasing a policy, New Zealand’s largest health insurer Southern Cross Health Society has launched a new online tool - ‘plan finder’ - to help ... More >>

Southern Cross increases prescription cover for 330k members

Monday, 10 September 2012, 10:47 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

New Zealand’s largest health insurer has increased maximums for its prescription benefit as it anticipates an upswing in the number of claims processed electronically. More >>

Tenure discount not the answer to elderly premium concerns

Monday, 13 August 2012, 10:21 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Research conducted by Southern Cross Health Society shows that, after weighing-up the implications of a tenure discount, members signalled they would be unwilling to pay more in premiums to fund a discount for longer duration members. More >>

CEO Joins Leadership of World Health Insurance Body

Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 10:29 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

News release 10 July 2012 Southern Cross Healthcare Group Ceo Joins Leadership Of World Health Insurance Body The International Federation of Health Plans (iFHP), the London-based global network of health insurance chief executives, has appointed ... More >>

Fresh Look at Recognising Loyalty for Southern Cross Members

Monday, 2 April 2012, 10:13 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Should long-term Southern Cross members be recognised in some way for their loyalty? If so, would other members be happy to pay more to fund this? These are just two in a series of questions the member based organisation is posing to its 825,000 members. More >>

Two more practices to join Southern Cross Primary Care

Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 11:34 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Two more leading general practices are poised to join the Southern Cross Primary Care (SCPC) network as Foundation Partners. More >>

New Southern Cross Medical Care Society Board Appointment

Monday, 12 December 2011, 1:45 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Ruawai dairy farmer Greg Gent has been elected to the Board of the not-for-profit Southern Cross Medical Care Society, New Zealand’s largest health insurer with around 830,000 members. More >>

Kiwis Reluctant To Undergo Flu Vaccination

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 11:18 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

- Amongst those who haven't had a flu vaccination this year, one third don't believe it would work More >>

QMC Joins New Southern Cross GP Network

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 2:42 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Queenstown Medical Centre (QMC) has become the second general practice to join the Southern Cross Primary Care (SCPC) network. The new Southern Cross venture has signed a conditional agreement to take a 20% stake in a partnership set up to run the business ... More >>

Southern Cross Hospital Back Up And Running

Monday, 7 March 2011, 9:37 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Hospital on Bealey Avenue is once again fully operational. Mains water supply has been restored and the hospital began admitting patients scheduled for elective surgery this morning, with the help of those staff who were willing and ... More >>

Southern Cross Welcomes Proposed ACC Changes

Tuesday, 21 December 2010, 5:16 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

The not-for-profit Southern Cross Healthcare Group has welcomed today’s ACC announcements, in particular the Government’s decision in principle to allow insurance companies to compete with ACC in providing workplace cover and the proposed extension of the ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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