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Southern Cross Health / Medical Insurance

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Southern Cross Medical Care Society, trading as Southern Cross Health Society Southern Cross is the New Zealand’s largest medical insurer. Southern Cross Medical Care Society has been providing health insurance for New Zealanders since May 1961.
Founded

1961

Policyholders
850,000 ¹
Standard & Poor's

A+

Southern Cross Medical Care Society

Southern Cross Medical Care Society, trading as Southern Cross Health Society, is a friendly no-for-profit society and New Zealand’s largest health insurer. 

With more than 850,000 members, the health society funded more than NZ$830m of healthcare services in the year to 30 June 2017, including 240,000 elective surgeries. 

That’s equal for every $1 of premium income, 90 cents was returned to members in claims for healthcare treatment.

Another plus is that you can choose which hospital or medical provider you want to use and not the insurance company.

You have a choice of a wide range of excess options to give you affordable premiums.

Southern Cross Medical Care Society’s credit rating is listed as A+ (strong) by Standard & Poor’s