The top 10 claims paid by nib over the last 3 years 

Claim

Claim Amount

Claim Details

 

1

$290,000

 A 66 year old male had multiple spinal surgeries and a bilateral knee  replacement.

2

$289,000

 A 55 year old female with breast cancer had a mastectomy.                  

3

$273,000

 A 51 year old male with colon cancer had surgery, chemotherapy  and radiotherapy.

4

$260,000

 A 68 year old female with breast cancer had surgery including  reconstruction, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

5

$253,000

 A 53 year old female with breast cancer had surgery including  reconstruction and chemotherapy.

6

$199,000

 A 69 year old female with breast cancer had surgery, chemotherapy  and radiotherapy.

7

$197,000

 A 33 year old female with breast cancer had surgery, chemotherapy  and radiotherapy.

8

$183,000

 A 60 year old female with breast cancer had surgery including  reconstruction, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

9

$180,000

 A 67 year old male had an angiogram and angioplasty, and later had  spinal surgery and 7 other operations.

10

$177,000

 A 46 year old female with breast cancer had surgery and  chemotherapy.

 

The average age of these top 10 claimants was 56.8 years.

The average period that they had their policies in force was 15 years.

 

The 5 top claims paid by nib in December 2015

 

Claim Amount

Claim Details

 

1

$67,000

  A 46 year old female had heart valve replacement surgery.

 

2

$64,000

  A 55 year old male had spinal surgery.

 

3

$61,000

  A 65 year old male had heart surgery.

 

4

$60,000

  A 64 year old male had coronary artery bypass surgery.

 

5

$56,000

  A 68 year old male had spinal surgery.

 

 

All of these people will be pleased they had the foresight to take out health insurance while they were in good health.

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