Southern Cross Healthcare

As a Massey University staff member, Southern Cross health insurance is available for you and your immediate family at reduced rates (currently 28% reduction) through the University's group scheme. Southern Cross sales consultants are available in each of the campus regions to discuss with you what health plans may be best for you and your family.

More details on the scheme are available in the brochure below.

Health cover when you need it

There’s nothing more important than your health and wellbeing. Having health insurance will give you the peace of mind that you’ll be able to access medical treatment when you need it. There are plans for different needs and budgets, whether it be for major surgical or day-to-day healthcare needs.

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For a personal quote that includes your work discount, call 0800 438 268 Monday - Friday 8am-6pm

Free eye tests for Southern Cross members

New and existing Southern Cross members also get a free eye test and digital retinal scan (every two years) at OPSM. Just take your Southern Cross member card along with you. Plus you have access to more member offers and discounts.

Here’s your chance to take care of your health and treat yourself at the same time. What a great way to kick off summer – sign up now!

*Terms and conditions apply, see here.

One OPSM voucher per new member. Excludes Critical Illness cover. You must be joining or adding your partner/adult dependant through your voluntary work scheme. Some restrictions apply to what the voucher can be used for. It can be used to purchase sunglasses, prescription sunglasses and glasses (including frames, lenses and lens extras (including treatments)). However, children and adult Spectacle Packages, Chanel products, contact lenses, and eye examinations or other services cannot be purchased with the voucher.

Small changes for big results

Making small lifestyle changes over time can help to improve your team’s overall health. Regular exercise, healthy eating and the right health insurance plan all help to improve your employee’s wellbeing. Southern Cross provides peace of mind that when things go wrong employees will have faster access to treatment. This means less time on waiting lists and more time recovering and getting back to work.  

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Should you have any periods of leave without pay from Massey, you should notify Southern Cross in order to arrange payment of your premiums during your absence.

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