Month: December 2015

Cancer screening and treatment – how well does your medical insurance cover you?

The New Zealand Herald recently ran a five part series, “Cancer – the cost of a life”, investigating controversies in cancer testing and treatment. Cancer is a scary diagnosis and it is important to have an accurate understanding of the role that medical cover can play in terms of access to different treatments. The cost …

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Tempted to self-diagnose? The risks of buying insurance online.

Here’s an interesting fact: In the current ‘internet age’, every smartphone user has more information at their fingertips than the entire global population had just one generation ago. Of course, having such vast quantities of information readily available has led to huge changes in the way we live life, communicate, spend money and find answers …

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