Meet George - here to highlight some typical health costs


Meet George - who you could describe as 'New Zealand's unluckiest patient'. You name it, George's had it operated on. From cataracts to colonoscopies - George has endured it all.

And with no health insurance in place, George's unexpected treatment costs have left them in a difficult position financially (and errrr...physically). 

It's good to know how much different procedures cost to get a better understanding as to whether you'd benefit from having some cover in place.*  That's where our pal George comes in.  Although George having all these procedures may be more on the 'make believe' side of things - they do showcase some typical health procedure costs you could expect from treatment in a private hospital.

Meet George: here to highlight some typical health costs

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© nib nz limited. Source: nib claim statistics February 2021.
This is an illustration of treatments and costs you could expect to pay if treated in a private hospital. This is not representative of conditions covered on your policy or the amount that would be paid by nib nz limited in the event of a claim.

 

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