News and Media Releases - Bupa Australia and NZ | Bupa (statement)

2019
24
May
2019
Health insurer Bupa has used National Palliative Care Week to encourage innovation and partnerships across the health sector, to help give choice and information to people facing palliative care. ...
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17
May
2019
Health insurer Bupa today revealed customers had saved more than $18 million in out-of-pocket dental costs in the six months since it launched a new gap free dental scheme, Members First Platinum. ...
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17
May
2019
At a time when almost half of all LGBTIQ+ people feel the need to hide their sexual identity at work, read how Bupa’s Pride Network and Pride Champions are turning that around. ...
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01
May
2019
Health insurer Bupa announced today it will move to digital membership cards, a change that will save the creation of more than one million membership cards and up to 5,000kg of plastic annually. ...
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16
April
2019
Bupa confirmed today it has reimbursed aged care residents and proactively engaged with regulators, including the ACCC, after a 2018 internal review found residents in a limited number of its care homes were not receiving Extra Services as intended. ...
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02
April
2019
For the first time in almost 20 years, Bupa Health Insurance customers can now choose a higher hospital excess in return for a lower premium. Customers under 30 will also automatically start receiving new aged-based discounts.  ...
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01
April
2019
Teachers say the first year of the new Kids Helpline @ School Wellbeing program, funded by Bupa, has been a huge success. The emotional wellbeing program was delivered to 204 schools around Australia, almost 3 times the target number. ...
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28
March
2019
Health insurer Bupa announced today that incentives for customer-facing employees will principally focus on value-add conversations and meeting customer needs. This is a shift further away from the traditional sales only framework.  ...
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15
March
2019
Bupa New Zealand has become the first aged care provider to receive the national Alzheimers New Zealand Dementia Friendly Award. ...
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08
March
2019
Bupa Australia has reached an in-principle agreement with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to settle a number of disputed matters, including a transfer pricing issue relating to the funding of its Australian acquisitions in the 2007 and 2008 year...
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06
March
2019
Bupa’s four million health insurance customers will have access to a range of health services and benefits as part of an important new strategic alliance with TerryWhite Chemmart (TWCM), one of Australia’s leading retail pharmacy networks. ...
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05
March
2019
Ground breaking research aimed at improving access to mental health care and matching the right care for a person’s need will receive a $1 million funding boost thanks to new grants funded by the Bupa Health Foundation. ...
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27
February
2019
Bupa has launched a new nature-inspired ad campaign, using a colony of penguins to illustrate the powerful benefits members recieve through the Members First network. ...
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21
February
2019
Health insurer Bupa today announced they will provide their four million customers with coverage above the minimum requirements when they introduce the Australian Government’s Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic cover categories from 1 July this year. ...
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12
February
2019
Bupa announced today it would provide three months health insurance premium relief for eligible Townsville customers impacted by floods. ...
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25
January
2019
Bupa has announced the introduction of Bupa Valuables Insurance. ...
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16
January
2019
With the release of a new Bupa parental leave policy, extra support for people like Bianca Archibald, Bupa Merrivale Care Home Caregiver, is a ‘real bonus’ to the start of 2019. ...
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15
January
2019
Bupa has teamed up with Kids Helpline to create Mumbles, a podcast where parents support parents to raise happy, healthy kids. ...
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14
January
2019
Bupa confirmed today it has been awarded a contract to provide an integrated health care system to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). ...
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09
January
2019
Roger Sharp has been appointed to Bupa Australia and New Zealand's executive leadership team as the Director of Corporate Affairs. ...
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2018
19
December
2018
Bupa today announced on average Bupa customers will receive their lowest health insurance premium increase in 17 years after the Federal Health Minister  approved an average premium increase of 2.99 per cent. This compares to an industry average of 3...
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13
December
2018
Bupa today announced Hisham El-Ansary will become the new Chief Executive Officer for Australia and New Zealand in April next year. The current CEO, Richard Bowden, will be stepping down after nearly two decades with the company. ...
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23
August
2018
Robotic gait technology is now available at Bupa Therapy, helping people with spinal and brain injuries. ...
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16
July
2018
Health insurer Bupa says it welcomes any change to private health insurance that makes it easier for the customer to understand and make appropriate decisions regarding their health insurance. ...
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23
April
2018
Bupa customers will soon be able to access increased benefits under its new Members First Platinum dental network, introduced to make dental care more affordable for our customers. ...
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29
March
2018
We are very disappointed in what has emerged and have expressed that to Cricket Australia. ...
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15
March
2018
AFL Tasmania is thrilled to announce that Bupa is the new major partner, with naming rights, of the Tasmanian State League (TSL) – with the state’s premier footy competition now to be known as the Bupa TSL. ...
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24
February
2018
Unfortunately, due to poor weather, the popular Bupa KidFit Series that was being held in New Norfolk on Saturday 24 February 2018 has been cancelled. ...
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18
January
2018
The extreme heat in South Australia means the Bupa Challenge at the Tour Down Under has to be cancelled. ...
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2017
29
December
2017
A new website launched by LifeCircle and Bupa is breaking the silence around what it's like to care for a loved one who is dying. Time to Share is place where carers discuss the highs and lows of their experiences and share information and advice. ...
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