Articles tagged "Health Insurance"

An Introduction to iCare, the "social insurer"

Despite the rain the room was full when Dai Liu presented an Introduction to icare Insights Session at the Institute on 16 March, 2017. Jamie Reid reports on an informative session about the largest general insurance service provider in Australia.

Insurers in Quest of the Perfect Heart Attack Definition

Earlier this year Australian life insurers were in the spotlight, allegedly using “out-dated” medical definitions in their Trauma policies. As a consequence, many insurers review(ed) their medical definitions and claims management practices, with particular focus on the definition for heart attack.

What Insurers can learn from Pokémon Go!

Actuarial analyst Amy Li outlines some of the weirder headlines flowing on from various brands and insurers jumping on the Pokémon GO bandwagon, and how the ‘gamification of exercise’ and augmented reality could transform insurance.

Health Insurance in Australia: A Sustainable Future?

Health Actuary Ignatius Li discusses risks to the sustainability of Australia’s private health care system, ahead of the Institute’s inaugural Future of Health Seminar.

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Actuaries in Health – A Rewarding Career

The Young Actuaries Program continued its Melbourne Evening Speaker Series in August with a presentation from Barry Leung and Evelyn Njoo of Defence Health, writes James Morris.

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