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Your Membership and Indemnity Policy Renewal (Old Article)

10 Jun 2012

Select from a range of payment options – online, over the phone, via mail or Bpay – to make renewing before the due date quick and easy.

Renew the easy way

This year your renewal is due on Saturday 30 June 2012.

The easiest way to renew you policy is via our Member Online Services (MOS). It's quick, accessible at any time, secure and all major credit cards are accepted.

Communicable Disease Cover at no additional cost when you renew

MDA National understands the risks of practising medicine and that contracting a communicable disease may impact your career and personal life.

Your 2012 Insurance Policy^ provides for a one off lump sum payment in the unfortunate event you contract a communicable disease during the period of insurance.* There's no need to opt in, sign any forms or pay an additional premium.

Other important policy updates

Legal Costs

The limit of legal costs payable for certain employment disputes will change from $150,000 to $100,000 in the aggregate for each policy year however the extent of cover for employment disputes remains unchanged.

Our Right to the Conduct & Control Proceedings

We have clarified the process in the event that a Member withholds consent to settle a matter for which we provide indemnity under the policy.

Terminology & Policy Structure

The Policy Schedule is now referred to as the "Certificate of Insurance".

Please refer to the 2012/13 Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy PDS and Policy wording document for details of the Terms and Conditions of the policy.

How to renew?

  1. Check your details
    Check that your details appear correctly on your Renewal Notice including any recent changes to your address, contract details or your practice. Please let us know if they are incorrect or need updating.

  2. Check the Risk Category Guide
    There have been changes to our General Practice, Post Graduate and Doctors in Specialist Training categories, so it's important you check that you are in the correct category. It may make a difference to the premium you are paying and your cover under the policy.

  3. Report any Matters
    Let us know of any claims, complaints, investigations or circumstances that you have become aware of if you haven't done so already. Early notification increases our likelihood of preventing matters from escalating.

  4. Make payment
    If your renewal is correct, you can make your payment online, over the phone, via mail or Bpay.

We've Extended Our Hours.

You can now contact our Member Services team between the hours of 8.30am to 8.00pm (AEST) or 6.30am to 6.00pm (AWST) Monday to Friday on 1800 011 255.

^ The Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy issued by MDA National Insurance on or after 1 July 2012
* Subject to the terms, conditions and eligibility requirements of the policy


The MDA National Group is made up of MDA National Limited ABN 67 055 801 771 and MDA National Insurance Pty Ltd (MDA National Insurance) ABN 56 058 271 417 AFS Licence No. 238073. Insurance products are underwritten by MDA National Insurance. Before making a decision to buy or hold any products issued by MDA National Insurance, please consider your personal circumstances, and read the Product Disclosure Statement and Policy wording available at www.mdanational.com.au.

 

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