How could nib global health protect me?

When you're moving overseas, you want to know that you are covered for those unexpected health needs.

Partnering with AXA PPP International, our combined expertise can bring you a world class health insurance solution you can trust and claims support and assistance available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Call us to receive a tailored quote based on your international health insurance needs.

0800 642 456

8am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday (NZST)

The benefits of nib global health insurance

  • Access to a network of private hospitals, doctors and specialists

    You are free to choose from any listed hospital to receive your required treatment. Plus, nib will pay for companion accommodation so your loved one can be there for you when you need them most.

  • Pay no out-of-pocket medical expenses for eligible hospitalisation

    Focus on getting better and leave us to settle the hospital bill for you. International Health Insurance entitles you to pay nothing out-of-pocket for all eligible, pre-approved treatments.

  • Emergency medical cover while you travel

    We want you to make the most of the time in your new home, but if you require medical treatment when you're travelling outside of your region and in a country we cover, you will still be covered.

  • Add a travel insurance extension

    If you and your family are planning to travel, either on business or holidays, while living overseas, the travel insurance extension will provide comprehensive cover for things such as lost luggage, delayed or cancelled flights, personal belongings and many other eventualities.

  • 24 hour professional advice

    For a quick professional opinion on any issue that could affect your health, phone our nurses, midwives, pharmacists or counsellors anytime on our Health at Hand hotline, for a confidential chat, or to get fact sheets sent to you. Call the Health at Hand hotline on +44 (0) 1892 772 578.

  • Access to MyGlobe

    MyGlobe is an invaluable tool that gives you access to our global network of over 10,500 providers, as well as vital health and security updates for anywhere in the world. MyGlobe.

  • Cover your pre-existing conditions

    We recognise the human potential for recovery so we will cover your pre-existing conditions after you have been trouble free for two years. Plus still support you if you should ever need medical attention for the same condition in the future. For additional information on cover for your pre-existing conditions, download the IHI Policy Wording and Table of Benefits  ( 571kb )

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

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 will take care of you.

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