Margo Lydon believes this is a golden moment for change in treatment of mental health conditions in Australia. Politicians have put it firmly on the agenda and Margo is calling actuaries to consider helpful data outside the medical model, to create better pricing, products and approaches to insurance in the space.
Growing the evidence base for social prescribing and considering how to embed it in the mental health claims process could offer a significant opportunity for insurers.
Following meetings in China, the Asia Tour travelled to Hong Kong where senior Institute representatives joined Institute President Nicolette Rubinsztein and CEO Elayne Grace in a range of informative meetings and seminars.
A Leadership Forum at the Australian Consulate General in Hong Kong saw the Actuaries Institute share its thought leadership on professionalism in a post Royal Commission environment, and compare with the local experience in Asia.
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