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Accuro releases new product enhancements

The latest product enhancements by Accuro Health Insurance continue to build on their strong foundations, by further meeting the needs of New Zealanders and small to medium businesses.

Sunday, September 4th 2016, 12:02PM

Simplified wording is a key feature across their entire product range.

Accuro chief executive Geoff Annals, wants health insurance to be something everyone can understand. “This move was important for us as most of our members are not in the industry and they need to know what they have cover for, so they can make the most of their policy benefits.

“The general perception of insurance is not as positive as we would like. We are part of the New Zealand community and provide a vital service - it’s important that we use everyday language that makes us accessible to all” Annals said.

SmartCare+ the flagship plan, has received significant market leading enhancements; general surgery and major diagnostic procedures have increased from $300,000 to $500,000.

As well as this across all of Accuro’s on-sale specialist add-on plans the amount covered has increased to $5,000 per person per policy year.

After receiving feedback from our members we are pleased to announce there is now cover on SmartCare and SmartCare+ for cancer procedure and/or accessories during or within six months after a relevant procedure. This includes wigs, hats, scarfs and mastectomy bras.

This enhancement is to recognise that there is a lot more to a healthy and as hassle-free procedure than just having the bill covered. “Having the extra things like a nice wig and/or a mastectomy bra can make a big difference to people’s wellbeing – something we are very big on”, general manager, sales and marketing Kelleigh Aston said.

Aston says that annual price increases aren’t above medical inflation. According to actuary, Peter Davies, surgical claim inflation is sitting between 4%-5%.

"Even with significant enhancements Accuro was able to keep the annual increase in line with the above figure."

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