Life Insurers renew calls for a role in mental health treatments

By Domini Stuart — ANZIIF Writer | 26 Oct 2020
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  • Insurance Broking
  • Life Health and Retirement Income
  • Risk Management
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Already the most common health issue managed by GPs, mental illness is on the rise. 

Top cause of TPD claims

The latest General Practice: Health of the Nation report from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners showed the number of patients visiting their doctor to talk about psychological problems has risen from 61 per cent in 2017 to 65 per cent in 2019.[i]


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