We are here to support you and your whānau with your health and wellbeing. We help you proactively look after your health and mental wellbeing by making primary healthcare more affordable, encouraging you to live a healthier life and helping you look after your mental wellbeing. And we can also protect your family against the high costs of surgery - and help you deal with unexpected medical issues faster.
From as little as $6.46* per week, our Primary Care Extra plan helps you and your family reduce the costs of a wide range of healthcare treatment including: dental, optical, physiotherapy, GP's and prescriptions, health screening and other benefits.
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.
Did you know that HealthCarePlus offers more than just health and wellbeing solutions these days, we now provide ‘Member-only’ services & offers from a range of trusted partners that aim to support your financial wellbeing as well as health and mental wellbeing.
Plus, you don’t need to buy a Health Insurance Plan to join HealthCarePlus now. Just by being a union member, you are eligible to join.
Complete the form to become an Associate Member which will give you access to a growing range of offers and discounted services like:
It's quick, easy and efficient - what a great team behind the scenes. Our family struggles with budgeting out of our pay packets, but with HealthCarePlus we don't hesitate in accessing health services when we need them as the claims process is so easy.
DB, Member since 2018 from Dunedin
I appreciate your efforts to be up-to-date with health trends and it seems that you endeavour to reach out to your clients, even if I just skim through at times! All positive, I feel trusted and fairly treated thank you.
MP, Member since 2016 from Christchurch
I have an added sense of security knowing that there is some support available for medical costs at a reasonable premium. As a single person there may be times when I need a more expensive medical procedure that will affect me financially so Health Care insurance will be helpful if this occurs.
PS, Member since 2017 from Whakatane
Really pleased I am able to have a cover that isn't too expensive while on one wage with two kids. When ringing, emailing and claiming I have always had fast, efficient and helpful communications with people.
C H, Upper Hutt, Member since 1998
Any claims I have made during the many years I have been a member, have been processed with efficiency and within a short time frame. My Health Care Representative has been excellent, and is always available and willing to explain and clarify any claim issues or concerns.
PB, Kerikeri, Member since 1993
I have been in the scheme since 1969 and followed it through all the various permutations since about 1986. It has served me well and enables me not to think twice about visiting the doctor if I should.
JR, Member since 1987, Auckland
The online process was easy to follow and the claim paid out quickly. I put a claim in generally twice a year. I use the online form and find it easy to use. Everything goes smoothly so I have not needed to make any further contact beyond the normal process.
SH, Member since 2017 from Hamilton
Although I don't have a big policy, the everyday help with things like glasses is great. Ordinary doctors bills can become quite expensive if you or spouse have a run of poor health and getting some costs back os really helpful. The quick turn around for claims is appreciated too.
JH, Member since 2014 from Feilding