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  • Life Insurance | Super Claims Australia

    The Role of Life Insurers in Rehabilitation

    13th April 2018
    Federal parliament to examine the role of life insurers in rehabilitation The Commonwealth Parliament has announced a Joint Parliamentary Committee inquiry by the Corporations and Financial Services Committee into the role of life insurers in the provision of rehabilitation to injured and ill workers. What is rehabilitation? Rehabilitation can include… Read more »
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  • are you covered for tpd injury | Super Claims Australia

    Draft Life Insurance Code of Conduct

    3rd November 2017
    Insurance In Superannuation Working Group Releases Draft Life Insurance Code of Conduct The insurance in superannuation working group (ISWG) has now released a draft Life Insurance Code of Conduct which will bind superannuation trustees. The code is a marked improvement on the life insurer’s code developed by the Financial Services… Read more »
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  • introduction of mysuper | Super Claims Australia

    Government Oversight of Super Funds Beefed up

    8th September 2017
    Australia has a strong record in the field of superannuation with the world’s first industry superannuation fund being established in 1984.  Since 1984 superannuation has undergone many challenges and exponential growth.  With such success comes greater responsibility, with Australian superannuation funds managing more than $2.3 trillion dollars on behalf of… Read more »
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  • insurance policy | Super Claims Australia

    Access to information under the Privacy Act

    11th May 2017
    In TPD insurance claims it is common for an insurer to request reports from treating doctors or independent medical examiners. A claimant is entitled to access those reports as a matter of right pursuant to the Australian Privacy Principles. Private corporations in Australia are subject to the Privacy Act 2008…. Read more »
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  • Legal TPD case | Super Claims Australia

    Update on Life Insurance Code of Conduct Oct 2016

    15th November 2016
    Important Update on Life Insurance Code of Conduct On 2 November 2016 it was announced that an Insurance in Superannuation Industry Working Group has been formed. The group has been developed by Australia’s superannuation industry bodies, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST), the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia… Read more »
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