What might happen in the future with insurance cover and the use of artificial intelligence

Technology is impacting all sectors of life & there are risks to people seeking new insurance cover when insurance companies can use your information. On the other hand, some companies are using technology to reward their insurance clients that engage in ‘desirable behaviour’. This article and video on Stuff outlines some very relevant points about…

Southern Cross Healthcare removes benefits from policy holders

Many New Zealanders have their Medical/Health insurance cover through Southern Cross Healthcare. Southern Cross Health Society (a charitable trust) has been around since 1961 and has traditionally provided Health Insurance through the workplace.  There are a range of health insurance policies offered, from KiwiCare and RegularCare (which are the base plans) to Ultracare 400 which…