To ensure we deliver excellent value for money products, supported by market leading service, a key strategy for Queensland Country is engaging with business partners with the same service ethos.
A number of our business partners provide specific technology solutions, allowing us to provide efficient and strong health insurance services. Operating in regional Queensland means that we also need to provide easy access to our services for Members and Queensland Country Bank plays an important part in this.
Queensland Country Bank
Queensland Country Bank is the parent company for Queensland Country Health Fund and assists the Health Fund to provide face to face service across Queensland.
The Bank provides a full range of financial services, from savings to loans, insurance and other financial products and services.
Queensland Country Health Fund is operated by Queensland Country Bank under a contract of management.
HAMBS supplies and supports the HAMBS (Hospital and Medical Benefits System) application – a sophisticated and user-friendly software and information technology solution for the private health insurance industry in Australia.
HAMBS is a not-for-profit co-operative company formed by a number of private health insurers to meet the technology needs of member Health Funds. Queensland Country Health Fund is a co-owner of HAMBS Ltd.
HICAPS and CSC HealthPoint are electronic, real-time claiming and payment services, giving Members of participating health funds the convenience of electronic claims processing and payments at the point of service.
Members simply swipe their Membership Card at the health care practice and the claim is processed on the spot.
Dataract’s e5 software provides document management, imaging and workflow solutions, along with measuring and monitoring business processes, to allow the efficient handling of thousands of paper claims each month. The Dataract solution has allowed Queensland Country to operate a very efficient paperless office.
Electronic Claims Lodgement and Information Processing System Environment (ECLIPSE) is an extension to Medicare Australia's online claiming solutions and provides a secure connection between practices, public and private hospitals, billing agents, Medicare and Department of Veterans' Affairs and health funds.