Our Perspective

  • Changing Perspectives - Living and Working With Schizophrenia

    By Dr. Chris Ball |October 08, 2014|English

    World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October each year. With this year's theme of living a healthy life with schizophrenia, the aim is to foster positive attitudes towards this illness and highlight the success of person-centered treatment that...

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  • Attitudes to Rehabilitation Revealed - Survey

    By Claire Henshall |September 28, 2014|English

    Rehabilitation is a term with which all claims assessors are familiar in theory. But in practice when a disability claim occurs and rehabilitation is possible, there’s often a reluctance to implement a plan. Because we're interested in gaining...

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  • Lack of Interest - An Australian Disability? [Video]

    By Dr. Winfried Heinen|August 28, 2014|English

    The Australian Disability Insurance market has found itself in a precarious position in recent years. Ever since the effects of the global economic crisis began to take hold in 2010, both insurers and reinsurers have been affected, with reported losses...

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  • The Going Gets Tough in the Individual Disability Market

    By Lisa Bolduc |June 27, 2014|English

    On face value the Individual Disability insurance market had a positive year in 2013, with new sales premium growth of 1.5% and policy growth of 2.5%. But dig deeper into Gen Re’s recently released 2013 U.S. Individual Disability Market Survey...

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  • Group Disability and Term Life Survey - First the Good News

    By Marcy Updike|June 04, 2014|English

    There were many encouraging results to report in this year’s U.S. Group Disability and Group Term Life Market Survey. After all, each of the products - LTD, STD and Life - saw positive growth in sales and in-force premium. This hasn't always...

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  • Critical Illness As a Supplement to Disability

    By Steve Rowley|February 16, 2014|English

    Only two things are needed to successfully sell any insurance product. The first is a belief in the product itself: A deep belief that you are doing a disservice to the community if you don't get the word out about the importance and necessity of the...

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