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Successful implementation of super code critical

STEPHEN FAY, JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAR 2018
... indicate whether they will adopt the code, with former chair of the Insurance in Superannuation Industry Working Group, Jim Minto saying that while it is voluntary and there will be no overarching compliance monitoring market pressure will prove sufficient ...

ANZ adopts life insurance code

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2018
... tasked with establishing and championing the code, over the last 18 months to support industry-wide adoption. ISWG chair Jim Minto said life insurance through superannuation and in particular, automatic life insurance, is valuable for Australians. This ...

Industry split on life insurance cover: Poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 DEC 2017
... charging premiums 13 months from the final contribution if the member's account balance is less than $6000. ISWG chair Jim Minto said the code would help members understand life insurance cover better and in turn can make better choices and decisions ...

Super life code released

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 DEC 2017
... timely manner and in plain language to help understand group insurance and details of the insurance cover. ISWG chair Jim Minto said: "This code helps automatic insurance function even better for members, as well as providing enhanced protections where ...

Group insurance premium arrangements unclear: ISWG

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2017
... third parties, which can arise from trustees with an incentive to deny claims in order to maximise rebates. ISWG chair Jim Minto said: "Given the public interest in these mechanisms, it is very appropriate arrangements are formalised consistently in ...

Effective data management key to engagement: ISWG

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 28 JUL 2017
... by reducing the unknowns and assumptions which, in turn, should lead to better outcomes for members." ISWG chairman Jim Minto added that improved data sharing would help members make better decisions about insurance, and also help funds to better determine ...

Super insurance must be standardised: ISWG

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2017
... establishment of a standalone member education website helping them select products that suit their needs. ISWG chair Jim Minto said the proposals are "absolutely unique for the superannuation industry." "These proposals will help very valuable life ...

Life insurance claims handling must improve: ISWG

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 7 APR 2017
... priorities and more needs to be done to ensure faster claims processes, clarity of timeframes and expectations. ISWG chair Jim Minto acknowledged the majority of life insurance claims are handled well, but said there is scope for improvement to help ...

Proactive group releases life insurance guidance

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 13 MAR 2017
... recently recognised the need to reduce the erosion of member account balances through group life insurance. ISWG chairman Jim Minto said too many people have multiple superannuation accounts and while insurance benefits are valuable to members, there ...

Super industry accepts group insurance needs work

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAR 2017
... through payment of premiums for cover they may not be able to claim against," the discussion paper said. ISWG chairman Jim Minto said too many people have multiple superannuation accounts and while insurance benefits are valuable to members, there is ...