Submission - Inquiry into the life insurance industry


Advocacy Reports and submissions 2017 Reports and submissions Submission - Inquiry into the life insurance industry

Summary

Date: 5 July 2017

In June 2017, The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services (the Committee) invited the RACGP to make a submission to its inquiry into the life insurance industry about issues arising with the release of patient health information to life insurers.

The RACGP developed a submission which covered the following topics:

  • patient consent for release of information 
  • effect of insurer practices on the GP-patient relationship 
  • assessment of risk 
  • RACGP involvement in discussions regarding issues with access to patient medical records.

Read the full submission

RACGP submission inquiry into the life insurance industry (PDF 195 KB)