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Displaying items by tag: Health insurance

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 10:57

nib puts membership cards in Apple Wallet

Health insurer nib health funds has made its member cards available in Apple Wallet.

Published in Mobility

Consumer advocate CHOICE is warning Australians they only have three weeks to avoid, what it claims is a “rip off” by their private health insurance, with consumers responding to a new survey identifying private health insurance as their most pressing cost concern (80%), beating fuel (78%) and electricity (74%).

Published in Health

Health insurance company nib is claiming a first for the Australian health insurance industry with the launch of nib Skill for Amazon Alexa, which is aimed at better connecting members to local health providers and health insurance information.

Published in Health

Medibank has launched a WeChat channel in a move which it says is designed to better connect with the growing Australian-Chinese population.

Published in VoIP

Online discounter Kogan keeps on expanding its business away from its core delivery of electronic goods like mobile phones and mobile services, with its latest foray being into the life insurance and funeral insurance business.

Published in Strategy

Online discount retailer Kogan is going into the pet insurance business in a partnership with PetSure in a move which follows its announcement just one week ago it is branching out into the health insurance market in a new partnership with Medibank.

Published in Strategy

Online discount retailer Kogan is continuing its rapid expansion from delivery of electronic goods including mobile phones and mobile services, branching out into the health insurance market in a new partnership with Medibank through its wholly-owned subsidiary Australian Health Management Group.

Published in Strategy

nib health funds is claiming first mover rights as the first Australian health insurer to introduce artificial intelligence technology and chatbots to assist Aussies with their health insurance inquiries.

Published in Business Intelligence
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 11:18

Finder hit with ACCC fine for misleading consumers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has slapped Finder (finder .com.au) with a fine of $10,800 for allegedly making false or misleading claims about the number of health insurance policies it compares on its website.

Published in Your Tech

Comparison website finder.com.au says research shows that Australians are “clueless” about their health insurance premiums, so it’s decided to do something about it by launching its own health insurance comparison service.

Published in Health

Health insurance comparison service Choosewell is to deploy a Vocalcom Omnichannel customer interaction platform by Quality Connex for its customer communications’ channels.

Published in Deals

Medibank has assured its customers it is working around the clock to fix a problem with its systems, but has warned the problems are likely to prevent it providing annual tax statements to a majority of its customers by 15 July.

Published in Health

Allianz Health Insurance Germany, which has been in business for more than 100 years, announced at the annual Pegaworld conference that it has selected Pegasystems to help provide its customers with an even more comprehensive digital service.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:00

Telstra secures multi-year Medibank Private contract

Telstra has sealed a three-year multi-million dollar contract with Medibank as its exclusive partner for delivery of telecommunications services.

Published in Deals
Monday, 19 April 2010 00:46

Do health, life insurers supersize too much?

According to researchers from the Harvard Medical School, five of the largest U.S. health and life insurance companies invest as a group nearly two billion of dollars in the stock of fast food companies, whose food has contributed to the growing obesity problem in the United States and the world.

Published in Health

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