Why choose nib global health insurance?

Covering over 1.2 million people in Australia and New Zealand
24hour customer service assistance and easy claim process
Assistance to find medical providers, where you require treatment
Manage the financial risk from unexpected medical expenses, while living abroad

How is international health insurance different to travel insurance?

International health insurance, like nib global health insurance, is about you. Designed for people living and working overseas and wanting comprehensive private medical treatment. nib global health insurance ensures you can receive medical treatment where you are living and working and minimises your financial risk.

On the other hand, if you live in New Zealand and you're travelling overseas on holiday, then travel insurance is the most appropriate product for you. Travel insurance is designed to cover items like personal belongings, flight interruptions and offers you and your family treatment in the case of an emergency until you are well enough to travel back home.

Travel insurance

  • Emergency medical cover
  • Lost luggage
  • Delayed / cancelled departure
  • Personal belongings
  • Travel documents
vs

International health insurance

  • Comprehensive medical cover
  • Regular medical check-ups
  • Doctor & specialist cover
  • Dental & optical
  • Rehabilitation
  • Cancer treatment
  • Emergency medical cover
Benefit inclusions reflects the level of cover purchased.

Travel insurance extension (optional)

  • Lost luggage
  • Delayed/cancelled departure
  • Personal belongings
  • Travel documents
  • And many other benefits

How could nib global health insurance protect you?

There is no denying that international medical treatment can be very expensive while living abroad.

With nib global health insurance you are not just covered for the treatment required, you are also covered for the diagnosis and post treatment requirements, with support and guidance available 24/7.

Typical procedure costs without nib global health insurance

  • United States

    $78,200
    Knee Replacement
    $255,400
    Heart surgery
    $45,400
    Cancer - breast
    $39,100
    Accident - broken leg
    $28,200
    Gynaecological - removal of ovarian cyst
    $6,300
    Wisdom teeth extraction
    These costs are indicative only. They have been sourced from national statistics, claims and medical tourism web documents from ranging from 2007 to 2014; obtained in August 2014 and converted into NZD as at September 2015.
  • Singapore

    $39,100
    Knee Replacement
    $76,700
    Heart surgery
    $20,300
    Cancer - breast
    $18,800
    Accident - broken leg
    $18,800
    Gynaecological - removal of ovarian cyst
    $1,100
    Wisdom teeth extraction
    These costs are indicative only. They have been sourced from national statistics, claims and medical tourism web documents from ranging from 2007 to 2014; obtained in August 2014 and converted into NZD as at September 2015.
  • United Kingdom

    $34,400
    Knee Replacement
    $52,400
    Heart surgery
    $6,300
    Cancer - breast
    $7,500
    Accident - broken leg
    $7,000
    Gynaecological - removal of ovarian cyst
    $6,300
    Wisdom teeth extraction
    These costs are indicative only. They have been sourced from national statistics, claims and medical tourism web documents from ranging from 2007 to 2014; obtained in August 2014 and converted into NZD as at September 2015.
  • Hong Kong

    $25,000
    Knee Replacement
    $44,600
    Heart surgery
    $11,000
    Cancer - breast
    $27,400
    Accident - broken leg
    $7,800
    Gynaecological - removal of ovarian cyst
    $4,200
    Wisdom teeth extraction
    These costs are indicative only. They have been sourced from national statistics, claims and medical tourism web documents from ranging from 2007 to 2014; obtained in August 2014 and converted into NZD as at September 2015.

Explore what countries and what level of health insurance you and your family want while living overseas.

Expat Health Cover Options

Claiming made easy

Simple and quick claiming process with pre-approval and 24 hour customer service assistance.

1
Contact our personal adviser team to help you find a doctor or specialist near you.
2
Wherever possible we will organise payment directly to the provider, so you can focus on getting better.
3
If you do pay for treatment, we’ll reimburse you within ten working days of receiving your approved claim form.

In case of an emergency, your provider can contact us on your behalf, so you can focus on getting better and leave us to settle the hospital bill for you.

Make a claim

Personalised Quote

We understand that every individual is different, so to get a personalised quotation tailored to your specific needs or to find out more about the nib global health options available to you contact your nib Customer Care Centre.

Call to discuss how nib global health could work for you.

0800 642 456
8am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday (NZST)
+64 9 280 7563
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