John berrill

CMSF 2019

Insurance: A plethora of reforms

Insurance continues to stay firmly in the spotlight with a swag of big policy reforms currently on the table, delegates at the CMSF conference heard on Wednesday. As the banking royal commission found, the sector has been beset by problems over the last five years with affordability, changing terms and conditions and claims processing all […]
Investment Strategy

The premium gamble: member ineligibility in group insurance

Up to 2.5 million people who are paying premiums for group insurance offered through superannuation need to examine their eligibility, as differences between super funds’ policies could mean they have reduced cover, or even none at all. Investment Magazine investigates. For the vast majority, group insurance is working well, providing cover to a nation that has historically been […]

QSuper sees insurance claims involving lawyers fall

Insurance claims at QSuper involving legal representation has fallen across all types of claim since 2013 due to higher member service levels. Legal representation in income protection claims fell from 4.1 per cent in FY2013 to 1.9 per cent in FY2015, while involvement in death claims fell from 3.3 per cent in FY 2013 to […]