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Welcome Agvance Employees

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RSFA proudly partners with Agvance to provide continuous advice and service to its employees. Through Rod Schubert’s organic relationships with several Agvance employees, we have assisted them with their home lending, insurance, and KiwiSaver requirements.

Our comprehensive range of financial advice extends our existing relationship with Agvance and its employees. We are privileged to have been offered the Group Health scheme in 2023 by Joel Belami and eagerly anticipate adding value to your organisation. Please feel free to contact us at any time to discuss your specific financial advice needs. 

About Agvance Group Health Scheme

Wellbeing One is a broad surgical plan for peace of mind. The plan includes cover for cancer care, surgical treatmentand specialist consultations, diagnostic imaging, tests, and recovery within 6 months of related eligible surgical treatment, chemotherapy, or radiotherapy.

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  • Comprehensive coverage for medical expenses, ensuring employees receive the care they need. 
  • Extensive network of healthcare providers, offering a wide range of quality healthcare services. 
  • Fast-track access to specialists, minimising wait times and ensuring timely treatment. 
  • Flexibility to customise coverage based on individual needs and budget.  
  • Easy claims process, simplifying reimbursement for medical expenses. 
  • Your complementary Southern Cross Work Scheme membership additional benefits included with existing Wellbeing One policy:

    • Convenient virtual healthcare platform providing fast and easy access to an online NZ registered GP service 7 days a week, 7am – 7pm booked using My Southern Cross app.
    • CareHQ is designed to support your enrolled practice and not replace it, so if you have a CareHQ consultation, you can still return to your normal GP for your ongoing care.
    • Video consultations, phone calls, or secure messaging with qualified doctors and nurses.
    • Prompt medical advice, prescriptions, and referrals without the need for in-person visits.
    • Ideal for minor illnesses, follow-up consultations, and general medical advice, saving time and hassle.
    • Secure and confidential platform, protecting personal health information.
    • Your membership includes a health check, every policy year – available to members aged 16 and over.
    • Find more information and book online here, or call MedPro on 09 838 3555 (Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm)
    • You’ll need to provide your Southern Cross member number when you make the booking
    • You can find this on your member card or in the My Southern Cross app.
    • Comprehensive coverage for mental health services, recognising the importance of mental well-being, if you have a personal or work issue that may be impacting any area of your life or wellbeing.
    • Access to a network of mental health professionals, including therapists and counsellors.
    • Access up to three online confidential mental health counselling sessions, every policy year.
    • Book online or call Raise on 0800 735 343 and provide your Southern Cross member number when making the booking, on your member card or in the My Southern Cross app.

    Optional upgrades to your Wellbeing One plan

    Cancer Cover Plus

    You can upgrade the base chemotherapy for cancer benefit available under your plan to one of the Cancer Cover Plus options* (Chemotherapy 100 and Chemotherapy 300) to increase your cover for chemotherapy for cancer, including increased cover for non-Pharmac approved, Medsafe indicated chemotherapy drugs.

    Learn more about Cancer Cover Plus

    *Cancer Cover Plus upgrades are fully underwritten, regardless of any pre-existing condition concession. They cannot be purchased if you or any dependent on the policy is over 60 years old.

    Cancer Assist

    Cancer Assist is an affordable addition to your health insurance plan (excluding HealthEssentials) and provides you with a one-off payment, over and above your health insurance, should you be diagnosed with a qualifying cancer. Use the one-off payment to spend on what’s important to you at a time when you need it most.

    Learn more about Cancer Assist

    Keeping Well Module**

    Cover for GP, nurse, clinical psychologist and optometrist consultations, a flu vaccination, prescriptions, audiologist consultations and hearing tests, dental consultations and treatment.

    Body Care Module**

    Cover for dietitian, nutritionist, podiatrist, acupuncturist, osteopath, chiropractor, naturopath, homeopath and registered massage therapist consultations.

    Day-to-day Module**

    Cover for GP, nurse and physiotherapist consultations, prescriptions, an annual health check and a flu vaccination.

    Vision and Dental Module**

    Cover for dietitian, nutritionist, podiatrist, acupuncturist, osteopath, chiropractor, naturopath, homeopath and registered massage therapist consultations.

    **The Keeping Well Module cannot be held with Day-to-day and Vision and Dental modules.

    Key Contacts

    Rod Schubert

    Phone:
     (09) 950 8800 ext 1
    Email: rod@rsfa.co.nz

    Rod Schubert is a qualified financial adviser, that proficiently advises on health insurance (and mortgages).

    Kathleen Schubert

    Phone:
     (09) 950 8800 ext 3
    Email: kathleen@rsfa.co.nz

    For general enquiries and complex claims support, contact Kathleen, Insurance Analyst & Claims Specialist.

    Shay Sampang

    Phone: (09) 950 8800 ext 2
    Email: support@rsfa.co.nz

    Executive Assistant to Rod Schubert, helping with everything admin related and more.

    How to join in 3 easy steps

    Not a Southern Cross member yet?

    1. Check you are eligible

    You can join Southern Cross, so long as:
    • you are eligible after 6 months of continuous employment
    • you are eligible for publicly funded health and disability services in New Zealand.

    2. Choose the right plan for you

    Compare the available options and pick the plan that suits you and your family best.

    3. It is easy to join Southern Cross online. 

    We will send you a link when you become eligible for the group scheme with Southern Cross, through Agvance. Please contact Rod Schubert at rod@rsfa.co.nz, if we have not already been in touch. You should apply as soon as possible after becoming eligible to take advantage of the specified pre-existing conditions cover (you have 3 months from your eligibility date)

    4. Include your family and their pre-existing conditions

    If you have family members to add, then we should add them when you sign up. They are also eligible for pre-existing conditions coverage provided they are added within 3 months of your eligibility date. Also, if you have a newborn, we can look to add them with pre-existing condition cover if added within 3 months of their birth.

     

     

     

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