News

10
Apr

Doctors working in private practice in Australia need to hold individual or practitioner medical indemnity insurance cover.  And medical practices should also consider holding practice medical indemnity cover. There are a ...

09
Apr

Medical indemnity insurance provides financial protection (to the extent set out in the insurance contract) to both medical practitioners and patients in circumstances where a patient sustains an injury (or ...

07
Apr

An important component of a dental professional indemnity insurance product is assisting a dentist with a regulatory matter they may face. An annual report (found here) that summarises data relating ...

07
Apr

The Premium Support Scheme (PSS) assists eligible medical practitioners with the cost of medical indemnity insurance through payment of premium subsidies. Medical practitioners qualify for a premium subsidy under the ...

05
Apr

What is the ECS? The ECS is the Government's scheme to cover doctors for 100% of the cost of private practice claims that are above the limit of their medical indemnity ...

04
Apr

Being unable to ever work again due to total and permanent disability could have a serious emotional and financial impact on you and your family. Having adequate cover in place ...

03
Apr

Understanding Income Protection Insurance

Life is full of ups and downs. There are beautiful, positive moments but the bad times can weigh heavily on us. Unfortunately no one can predict the future, making it ...

03
Apr

AustralianSuper hikes life insurance fees

An article from the publication "Financial Standard" today states that AustralianSuper is increasing the cost of insurance, blaming the Federal Government's recent Protecting Your Super legislation for the changes.  On 1 ...

02
Apr

Building a vibrant, profitable business, such as a dental or medical practice, requires a lot of hard work and resilience but it’s very rewarding. If you own and manage a ...

02
Apr

Changes to Superannuation legislation

Changes to superannuation rules were recently made law. The aim of the legislation is to protect members, particularly those with low superannuation account balances, from account erosion due to excessive ...