AFRM Claims Advocacy supports FSC call to allow insurers to provide early intervention support

Posted by Damien Jones on 20 June 2018

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AFRM Claims Advocacy has called on the Parliamentary Joint Committee examining if life insurers should be allowed to provide rehabilitation payments to clients to recognise the extremely strong case in favour of doing so set out by the Financial Services Council (FSC) in its recent Cadence Economics research findings. 

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Advised Insurance Best for Claims

Posted by Damien Jones on 1 June 2018

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Advised life insurance has a higher rate of admitted claims than non-advised insurance across all four product types, according to new data released by ASIC and APRA. 

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AFRM and GB launch Life Insurance Claims Advocacy business

Posted by on 9 October 2017

Australian Financial Risk Management (AFRM) and Gallagher Bassett (GB) have partnered to launch a new service aimed at the life insurance sector: AFRM Claims Advocacy (ACA).

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AFRM named finalist in AFA Practice of the Year Awards

Posted by on 28 September 2017

The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has announced Australian Financial Risk Management as one of three finalists in this year’s AFA Practice of the Year Awards. 

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5 Top tips for healthy eating

Posted by AFRM on 19 September 2017

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By Teresa Cutter - The Healthy Chef

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AFRM joins industry leaders to discuss claims-related issues

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 25 May 2017

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AFRM was part of a recent Round Table conversation run by CommInsure and RiskInfo during which a broad spectrum of claims-related issues was discussed – issues impacting life companies, advisers and their clients.

You can read the full article here. Below are some of the points made by Nick Hatherly, AFRM Director. 

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Time to prepare for super changes

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 15 May 2017

Investors have a brief window of opportunity to make the most of the current superannuation rules before new contribution limits and tax rates come into force on July 1 this year. 

The reform package announced in the 2016 Federal Budget and passed by parliament last year is the biggest shake-up of super in a decade. The changes summarised below are likely to affect most people to some degree, and wealthier Australians more than most. But there is still time to benefit from the current rules. 

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How to supercharge your immune system naturally

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 10 May 2017

This article is brought to you by TAL, in partnership with Healthy Chef aiming to inspire healthier, happier lives. 

By Teresa Cutter - The Healthy Chef

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AFRM CLAIM STORIES: Industry super fund takes 20 weeks to pay out a straight forward death claim

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 21 March 2017

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claim storiesIndustry super fund takes 20 weeks to pay out a straight forward death claim

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