Protect your business and its most valuable assets

We understand that people have a life outside of work. That’s why we offer Accident and Health Insurance products that can protect them 24/7 – wherever they are.

Our products aim to reduce the impact of accidents or sickness, whilst helping people get their lives back on track. Suitable for the self-employed, businesses, sports clubs, government organisations and voluntary workers, we can also provide bespoke solutions for large employers.

The benefits can address lost earnings, non-Medicare fees and rehabilitation costs, plus provide lump sums for death and serious injuries. Many extra benefits can also be included and we can even tailor the cover to care for employees’ families.

Our policies can complement existing workers compensation schemes because salary benefits for those schemes vary across states.

For more information please contact your broker. 

Need more help?

Contact your broker. Need a broker? Read our guide to finding the right broker.

Why choose QBE Accident and Health insurance?

We can tailor the cover* to provide:

  • Lump sum payments for death and permanent disability
  • Weekly loss of income benefits up to 100% of pre-injury earnings with options of up to 5 years for benefit periods
  • Recruitment costs to replace staff
  • Corporate image protection to cover the costs for engaging public relations consultants and for the release of information through the media
  • Rehabilitation benefit to cover costs for pain management therapy, vocational assistance and counselling, if rehab is considered the best option
  • Cover for medical fees that Medicare won’t cover
  • Dependent child and partner benefits
  • 24/7 emergency medical and travel assistance cover for expat, inpat and corporate travel clients
  • Cover for funeral expenses.

*Benefits listed are subject to terms and conditions. Limits and exclusions apply.

 

Dedicated Accident and Health team

  • Our specialist team is one of the most experienced in Australia
  • We listen and build bespoke policies for clients rather than enforcing a “one size fits all” approach
  • Our injury management advisors provide the best possible care to your people, to help them recover and get their lives back on track.

Customer-focused claims handling and 24/7 emergency assistance

Available for expatriate, inpatriate and corporate travel policyholders, our emergency assistance team is on call 24/7 to help. So if you’re injured, get sick or find your travel plans thrown into chaos, help is just a phone call away. We have longstanding relationships with emergency assistance partners that are carefully selected based on their ability to deliver high quality care and advice in the time-critical period after an unforeseen event.

We have a dedicated Accident and Health claims team on your side, plus a streamlined claims process should you need to make a claim. This includes:

  • An Accident and Health specialist claims officer through the entire claim
  • Acknowledgement of your claim within one business day of receipt
  • Payment within five business days of receiving the completed forms once the claim is accepted.

All of which can take the pressure off the individual affected, their loved ones and your organisation.

Need more information?

Contact your broker or read the FAQs below.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, you can only purchase Accident and Health Insurance products through an insurance broker.

Your insurance broker. If you do not have a broker, please see our guide to finding the right broker.

Yes, but we find many clients need more than one type of policy.
Claim for weekly benefits due to injury or illness.

You can lodge a claim by submitting a claim form to our claims team via:

You can choose to be covered 24hrs, or outside working hours.
There is a minimum waiting period of seven days for most occupations and no waiting period for some occupations. For more information please contact your broker.
Depending on the terms of your policy, you may receive benefits for 104 weeks. This can be extended depending on the policy.

Workers Compensation: Our products can provide a top up payment to workers compensation payments, depending on the policy. In most workers compensation schemes, only a percentage of the injured workers lost wage is covered. Our policy can provide a gap payment to cover the shortfall in the injured workers lost wage.

CTP: The Accident and Health product suite can provide the injured person with weekly payments to cover their lost wage if they are unable to work due to a motor vehicle accident. This depends on the state based CTP scheme as some CTP schemes do provide a weekly benefit to cover any loss of wages (e.g. NSW, VIC).

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