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25
May

Encouraging results released today showing the benefits of using a life insurance adviser when it comes to claims payments. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and the Australian Securities and Investments ...

23
May

Life insurance for doctors

Many doctors are choosing to insure themselves for Needlestick risks via their life insurance or income protection insurance products. Needlestick cover is pays a lump sum benefit if you become infected ...

23
May

TAL will provide mental health coaching for senior staffers and claims managers as part of its efforts to assist policyholders working through claims related to mental illness The life insurer will ...

16
May

May 18. A study by Monash University researchers was released recently which mapped 10 different systems of compensation and income support such as workers’ compensation, life ...

16
May

MLC Life Insurance has partnered with Best Doctors to launch Mental Health Navigator, a service which provides a specialist, second medical opinion for customers experiencing a mental health condition, to ...

13
May

Do dentists have a relatively high risk of suffering from a disability in their working career relative to other health professionals ? Are they at higher risk of musculoskeletal problems ...

13
May

Income Protection Insurance For Doctors

Income Protection Insurance claims for mental illness have risen over time and Doctors have not been immune to this trend.  A 2013 study by Beyond Blue showed that : - One ...

13
May

Doctors Medical Indemnity Insurance

The 2016/17 AHPRA Annual Report was released in Nov 2017 and has shown that : - 111,166 medical practitioners are registered with AHPRA - 3,617 notifications were lodged with AHPRA about medical ...

13
May

Dentist Professional Indemnity Insurance

The 2016/17 AHPRA Annual Report was released in Nov 2017 and has shown that : - 22,383 dental practitioners are registered with AHPRA - 526 notifications were lodged with AHPRA about dental ...

12
May

An ANZ spokesperson has noted that Mental health and wellness issues are transforming the insurance sector, with more than 23% of income protection claims now involving a mental health condition.