Affiliated Provider-only services
Some healthcare services are only covered under Southern Cross health insurance policies (excluding UltraCare) if they’re performed by an Affiliated Provider (AP). These services are called AP-only services.
The following services became AP-only on 17 July 2017:
- all specialist consultations (all locations)
- cardiac tests performed by a specialist (eg ECG)
- functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
- nasal cautery performed by a specialist
- aural toilets performed by a specialist
- prostate biopsies
- resection of bladder tumour
Other healthcare services
Microwave ablation of lung tumours
KTP laser ear surgery*
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy
Breath nitric oxide testing
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement or transcatheter aortic valve implantation*
Trans-oral robotic surgery*
Left atrial appendage occlusion*
Percutaneous medial branch radiofrequecy neurotomy*
Digital breast tomosynthesis*
*Eligibility criteria applies. More information on these criteria will be published on our website soon.
In all Southern Cross health insurance plans (apart from UltraCare), some services are AP-only. View a full list of existing AP-only services.
If you’re a healthcare provider and you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org