The case for life insurers to fund rehabilitation

By Anna Game-Lopata — ANZIIF Writer | 5 Jun 2018
  • Claims
  • Life Health and Retirement Income
  • Risk Management
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For life insurers, it’s a no-brainer that the ban on funding the medical rehabilitation expenses of their claimants be lifted.

‘I think the ultimate aim of the industry is early intervention in the workplace, so you can actually help people stay at work,’ says Tom Gordon, AIA Technical Partnership Manager in Group Insurance. 


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