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Pilot program to boost AIA staff mental health

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2018
A new corporate health program trialled at AIA will allow the life insurer's staff to track their mental health progress. AIA employees are trialling a new corporate health program from mental health technology company Medibio, which allows the ...

FSC revamps life insurer code

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
... insurance distributors to be covered by the code. The FSC has proposed asking for life insurers to treat people with mental health conditions better, including taking individual circumstances of mental health conditions (including history and severity) ...

Mental health at work still a stigma: Report

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
... the highest levels of stress at work and are at risk of leaving their employer in the next 12 months, according to mental health organisation SuperFriend. With one quarter of workers experiencing high levels of stress in jobs, employers need to do more ...

The rise of challenger banks in Australia: SIBOS

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 25 OCT 2018
... real question is, "What do we do next?" said Le. It's about who can meet the financial needs hierarchy and the mental health impact on one-third of the Australian population who have finance issues, said Le. But volt bank's Weston warns that ...

NAB still unclear on true impact of misconduct

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
... at how we can be more specific around that." Keogh asked for examples of NAB providing broader compensation for mental health impacts or broader financial impacts. "We think we could take that on notice. I am familiar with some individual ad hoc cases ...

Reforms impact adviser mental health

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 12 OCT 2018
... Aaron Williams said an increasing number of financial advisers are reaching out to him as they struggle with their mental health. "I received an email from a financial adviser recently who said he's doing it tough; ASIC doesn't realise what it's doing ...

Zurich helps advisers quantify cost of care

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 OCT 2018
... deep dive into 67 conditions affecting 10 different body parts, ranging from the heart and arteries to cancer and mental health. The average lifetime cost of cancer, for example, is $126,280 for individuals aged between 15 and 64. One in three will be ...

Royal Commission tables life insurance policy questions

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 27 SEP 2018
... begs the question if life insurers should be prevented from engaging in surveillance of an insured with a diagnosed mental health condition or is making a claim based on a mental health condition? "If not, are the current regulatory requirements sufficient ...

CommInsure, TAL engaged in troubling conduct: Royal Commission

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 SEP 2018
... manager of claims Loraine van Eeden conceded the life insurer's response to an insured person who had a legitimate mental health claim was "deeply troubling." This involved a series of wrong decisions made by TAL staff and "very troubling breaches" of ...

TAL hired private investigator to follow claimant: Royal Commission

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 13 SEP 2018
... protection insurance policy with TAL in 2009 through the retail channel. She answered in the negative to having any mental health conditions; to having missed work for more than five days due to injury or illness in the last five years; and to having ...