HealthCarePlus

Join 13,000 fellow union members who are supported by HealthCarePlus

Did you know that as a PSA member, you are eligible to join HealthCarePlus, a not-for-profit organisation, co-owned by the PSA to support your wellbeing.

HealthCarePlus gives eligible union members (and their families) the chance to be part of a uniquely generous and affordable healthcare scheme that’s designed to benefit you in everyday life – not just when you’re sick.

So now, you can get even more out of your PSA membership... and get more support and protection for you and your family’s health.

If you're a PSA member and not yet a HealthCarePlus Member, why not take a closer look?

PSA members and their families have individual needs and expectations when it comes to the provision of health care. In view of this, HealthCarePlus has 3 plans that range from our basic coverage which is Primary Care to our most comprehensive plan which is Primary Care Extra.

All pre-existing conditions are covered and you can get free access to a health and wellbeing program.

Primary Care

Affordable day-to-day health support - get cover up to $1,400 collectively for optical, GP cost, specialist & test, and complementary medical. And many more benefits from just $3.60* per week.

Primary Care Extra

Our most comprehensive ‘day-to-day’ package - get cover up to $2,200 collectively for dental, optical, GP costs, specialist & test, mole mapping, vaccinations and complementary medical. Plus many more benefits from just $6.27* per week.

#care4U

Cost efficient cover, for the things you really need - get cover up to $1,000 collectively for dental, optical, GP costs, specialist & test, and complementary medical from just $3.96* per week.

To compare benefits & cover between the three day to day plans, please click here.

Primary Care, Primary Care Extra & #care4U are exclusively available to PSA members and is underwritten by Union Medical Benefits Society Ltd (UniMed) who has been contracted by HealthCarePlus to manage their 'day to day' health care plans and Hospital Select, a hospital cover plan. HealthCarePlus is a not-for-profit society owned by the Education Unions and the PSA.

Financial Strength: Union Medical Benefits Society Limited (UniMed) has been given an A (Excellent) insurer financial rating by AM Best. AM Best's ratings are as follows: Secure: A++, A+ (Superior); A, A- (Excellent); B++, B+ (Good) Vulnerable: B, B- (Fair); C++, C+(Marginal); C, C- (Weak); D (Poor); E (Under Regulatory Supervision); F (In Liquidation); S (Suspended).

* Premium for a single insured adult aged up to 45 years. Premiums vary by age and are effective as of 1 April 2022.

Hospital Select

A comprehensive hospital cover plan attractively priced for PSA members

HealthCarePlus offers an exclusive hospital insurance plan with enhanced benefits:

  • Full hospital cover - that offers up to $300,000 of surgical cover (per person, per admission) across surgery and related consultations.
  • Cover for many pre-existing conditions after you have been insured for three years.
  • Cover for Specialist consultations, test/investigations associated with surgery or hospital admission and cancer treatment including surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

NOTE: Premiums are effective as at 1 April 2022 and are GST inclusive. Premiums may be adjusted annually. The Hospital Select premiums provided are indicative only and are based on a $500 excess. When two adults are on the same policy both adult premiums are calculated on the age of the youngest adult. Premiums will be based on actual age, gender at birth and any excess selected. 

 

Hospital Select is underwritten by Union Medical Benefits Society Ltd (UniMed) who has been contracted by HealthCarePlus to manage their 'day to day' health care plans and Hospital Select, a hospital cover plan. HealthCarePlus is a not-for-profit society owned by the Education Unions and the PSA.

Financial Strength: Union Medical Benefits Society Limited (UniMed) has been given an A (Excellent) insurer financial rating by AM Best. AM Best's ratings are as follows: Secure: A++, A+ (Superior); A, A- (Excellent); B++, B+ (Good) Vulnerable: B, B- (Fair); C++, C+(Marginal); C, C- (Weak); D (Poor); E (Under Regulatory Supervision); F (In Liquidation); S (Suspended).

To find out more, visit the Hospital Select page here, or click below to book a chat with one of our local HealthCarePlus representatives. 

HealthCarePlus is a not-for-profit organisation, owned by the education unions and the PSA to make the benefits of your union membership go even further.

HealthCarePlus is more than just a health Insurance provider these days, they now provide ‘Member-only’ services & offers from a range of trusted partners that aim to support your financial, physical and mental wellbeing.

See how they can support your health and wellbeing below:

Health & Wellbeing program

Whether it's fitness, diet, sleep, social connections or competition, GoodForYou take a holistic approach to getting the most out of your life. Find out more.

Life Insurance

As well as health insurance, HealthCarePlus negotiates - on behalf of PSA - exclusive discounts on life insurance products from all leading NZ providers. *Terms & Conditions apply. Find out more.

Online Wills

HealthCarePlus has partnered with Public Trust, New Zealand's largest provider of wills and estate administration services to provide PSA Members a 15% discount to make online wills more affordable. Find out more.

Charitable Grants

As a registered charity, HealthCarePlus is here to support the growth of knowledge, the development of resources and the personal health and wellbeing of PSA members, their colleagues in the public service sectors and the wider New Zealand community. Find out more.

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Join more than 80,000 other Kiwis by becoming a member of Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest union.

Join the PSA today for access to our member-only deals, including cheap holiday homes and discounts on a range of products and services.

Once you’re a member, you can use the MyPSA member-only web portal and/or the PSA Members App to keep track of what’s happening in your industry, update contact information, redeem PSA Plus offers, and more.

Te Roopu Tohutohu Manaaki, the PSA’s member advice and support centre, is available 8:30 - 5:00 Monday to Friday for advice and information, or contact your delegate through MyPSA for support in the workplace.