Join Medicus - Membership and Insurance

Medicus Membership


Membership is open to medical and allied health practitioners practicing in New Zealand, or students undertaking tertiary study in New Zealand. Membership for Medicus is available online or upon application to the secretary at the office of the society’s insurance consultant Aon New Zealand.



Medicus Insurance


Medicus Indemnity Insurance is managed by New Zealand’s leading insurance broker, Aon New Zealand, and is underwritten by NZI, a division of IAG New Zealand Limited.


The experience of Aon brings over 45 years of experience in developing and facilitating membership insurance schemes, our in-house liability team work with you, our medico-legal advisers and insurer in providing professional liability indemnity cover as well as support and guidance should an incident occur.


Insurance cover key benefits:

  • A limit of $1,000,000 indemnity for malpractice and civil claims
  • A limit of $1,000,000 for associated defence costs
  • A total combined limit of $2,000,000 any one claim including defence costs, up to $4,000,000 for all claim in your insurance year
  • Civil liability and regulatory action indemnity arising from your acts, omissions or conduct
  • Access to medico-legal counselling and support
  • Nil excess on claims
  • Complimentary Run-off cover upon retirement for qualifying members
Limits, conditions and exclusions apply. Please refer to Aon for the full policy details.


Medicus offers the following Membership options

Medicus offers the following Insurance options

You will need to be a member of Medicus in order to apply for insurance.  The Board will consider each application in terms of the Regulations and Rules of Medicus and may either accept, defer or decline the application.


You can however apply for Insurance now and have cover arranged prior to Board approval. If for some reason your membership application is not accepted, you will receive a refund on the cost of membership and insurance. The Medicus Insurance Consultants at Aon will respond with the terms and conditions of the insurance.



What is the cost of Medicus Indemnity Insurance?


What are the Terms and Conditions for Medicus online services?

View the Terms and Conditions  governing the use of the Medicus Indemnity New Zealand Inc., (Medicus) online service for the purchase of Medical Indemnity insurance.