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Accuro removes time limit on claims

Health insurer Accuro has revisited its claims policy and made a significant change.

Tuesday, March 22nd 2022, 7:21PM

The Wellington-based insurer says it has recently reviewed its policy wording with regards to our ability to decline claims that have a treatment or procedure date over 12 months old.

"We no longer believe that this term is appropriate or in the best interests of our members, so have decided to remove the policy term."

It says, "as part of this process, we have reviewed all claims that were declined over the last five years for this reason.  We identified all past and present customers to whom this applied and have contacted them directly to pay their claim(s)."

It goes on to tell members: "If you did not submit a claim because it was more than 12 months old and you believed that you would have been declined, or if you had a claim declined for this reason more than five years ago, please do submit your claim for review."

Accuro says itis committed to always delivering the best outcomes for its members which is why it will continue to review policy wordings and benefits from time to time.

Th change extends to previous members of Accuro who may have since cancelled their cover.

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