Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Claims

Lifestyle Changes Could Reduce Most Premature Deaths – Report

A report from AIA NZ has uncovered the five risk factors that lead to the five most common preventable non-communicable diseases which account for...

Bad Backs Top List of Southern Cross Surgery Claims

Surgery for bad backs has topped the list of most expensive surgical claims funded by Southern Cross Health Insurance in the year to 30...

Younger People See Value of Health Insurance

An increasing number of young people are taking out health insurance and $400 million in claims were paid in the three months to 30...

Coroners Court Backlog Could Delay Full Death Benefit Payments

With the coroners' courts facing a backlog of cases RiskinfoNZ set out to find if this was having any impact on death benefit payments...

Rise in Claims From the Self-Employed

Income protection claims from the self-employed having accidents are starting to rise with one insurer now reviewing its historic claims data to identify low...

Committee to Help Advisers Navigate Troubled Waters

The Adviser Platform (TAP) has launched a Claims Committee to help the firm's adviser partners manage problematic claims. Scott Duncan, TAP’s Head of Compliance &...

TAL Responds to ‘Inaccurate Media Reporting’

TAL has released a statement refuting details contained in Australian media reports regarding the insurance cover provided by TAL to its customers, as it...

FSC Defends Insurers’ Code Compliance

Australia's Financial Services Council has defended its life company members in responding to a report by the Life Code Compliance Committee, which is critical...

Coronavirus Puts Insurers in the Spotlight

With the number of confirmed coronavirus (Covid-19) infections rising daily and global sharemarkets swimming in a sea of red, the financial impact, if any,...