Kogan.com Limited (Kogan.com, Kogan; ASX
- The agreement is for an initial period of three years and will be administered via Medibank’s wholly owned subsidiary Australian Health Management Group Pty Ltd (
- Kogan Health will focus on offering budget health insurance policies
- Underwriting will be provided by Medibank Group
- Branding, marketing and customer acquisition will be provided by Kogan
- Kogan will earn commissions on sales of all insurance policies
The Kogan brand is synonymous with value for money and has demonstrated success in its portfolio of businesses, including Kogan Retail, Kogan Marketplace, Kogan Insurance, Kogan Mobile and Kogan Travel. Kogan.com has also announced plans to launch a competitive NBN offering in partnership with Vodafone in 2018.
David Shafer, Executive Director of Kogan.com, said the partnership with Medibank Group was another important opportunity to delight Kogan’s large and growing community, by offering better value health insurance to the Australian public:
“Kogan.com is delighted to be partnering with Medibank and ahm, which together represent one of Australia’s largest health insurers, providing private health insurance and health solutions to 3.7 million Australians. ahm is also Australia’s fastest growing health insurer. We're partnering with the Medibank Group, as their only partner-brand, to make health insurance more accessible for Australians. We want to make it simpler, cheaper, and faster to get the health
We work hard to help serve our community of more than 8 million subscribers. Kogan’s mission is to make in-demand products and services more affordable and accessible, and we think consumers of health insurance stand to benefit greatly from more competition.
Having recently been voted by the Australian public as ‘Australia’s favourite online retailer’, Kogan.com will help engage the large and growing Aussie e-commerce market, with new health insurance offerings under Kogan Health.
Kogan Health will bring healthy competition to the health insurance industry, ultimately making it more affordable to take control of your health.”
Medibank Group Executive, Chief Customer Officer David Koczkar said
“Kogan.com has been very good at creating a sharp, low-fuss online experience for value-conscious customers.
“So this partnership is a great match and we’ll be able to do something different and attractive for Kogan Health customers,” he said.
Kogan Health is expecting to launch its health insurance offering to the Kogan Community in the second half of this financial year.