DisabilityCare Australia

Insurance

DisabilityCare Australia is not income replacement

Group insurers need to understand the provision of the national disability insurance scheme and how it differs to their offerings, says Dr Ken Baker, chief executive officer of the National Disability Service. “I think it’s important that the group insurers understand in what sense this is an insurance scheme and what sense it isn’t. “This […]
Insurance

DisabilityCare Australia and group insurance

It’s a rare event to have a bill introduced into parliament by a tearful Prime Minister, but the DisabilityCare Australia 2013 bill – which will help pay for the national disability insurance scheme by raising the medicare levy from 1.5 to 2 per cent – had such an auspicious beginning. Watched by disability advocates in the […]