Health insurer nib health funds has made its member cards available in Apple Wallet.
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%).
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.
Medibank has launched a WeChat channel in a move which it says is designed to better connect with the growing Australian-Chinese population.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Health insurance comparison service Choosewell is to deploy a Vocalcom Omnichannel customer interaction platform by Quality Connex for its customer communications’ channels.
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.
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.
Telstra has sealed a three-year multi-million dollar contract with Medibank as its exclusive partner for delivery of telecommunications services.
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.
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