She’ll be right is the attitude many Kiwis have towards their most important asset – their health. But protecting your health helps ensure you have immediate access to the right healthcare services, when you need them.
We’re lucky to have a good public healthcare system in New Zealand, but if you develop a condition that isn’t life threatening, you might not receive the treatment you require straight away. Health insurance provides an alternative way of paying for treatment so you can use private services and seek advice if the unexpected happens.
Maybe you’re thinking that it’s tough enough to put food on the table these days or keep a roof over your head. So why bother spending your hard-earned cash on health insurance? Most of us insure our cars, boats and houses – everything except the body that pays for them.
How much can treatment cost?
A recent survey found 73% of adults in New Zealand would not be able to afford elective surgery. This can cost as little as $5,000 up to $70,000. Even if your condition is not life threatening, not being able to receive the treatment you require straight away could have a huge impact on your life. Commercial & Rural represents various Insurers who can offer plans to suit your requirements and we will find the best product applicable to your needs.