Let’s not ignore personal cover
THE National Disability Insurance Scheme is a long-awaited and welcome federal government initiative designed to provide much needed support for those born with or those who later incur a significant disability. Successful passage of this important reform would be significant progress. However, the debate around the NDIS is being framed in a way that largely ignores the broader problem of underinsurance. We believe this represents an opportunity for the life insurance and superannuation industry because by supporting the NDIS we can also raise awareness of the significant protection gap that exists and reinforce the importance of personal insurance.
Fight against new churn regime
Concerns about risk insurance policy churn raised by life insurance companies have presented a challenge for risk-focused dealer groups ever since the topic was publicly debated some years ago.