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Should trustees release medical reports?
Record ID:
22610
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2002
Author:
Kenny, Colalie ;
Source:
LIJ (2002) 76 No 4
Date_of_entry:
06/05/2002
Legislation:
Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993 (Cth)
Notes:
For commercial and confidential reasons, trustees of superannuation funds should not voluntarily release medical reports to members despite the new commonwealth privacy legislation and new Victorian Health Records Act. Headings in this article include:- Access under privacy legislation, the confidential nature of trustees' decisions - When will a member be able to obtain copies from trustees, Should insurers provide copies of medical reports to members?, How medical reports affect the decision of trustees with regard to disability, effect in Victoria of the Heath Records Act 2001, potential increases in premiums if medical records released, what should trustees do? >
Section:
Feature
Cases:
Beverley v Tyndall Life Insurance Co Ltd (1999) 21 WAR 327 ; Szuster v HESTA & Anor [2000] SADC 2 ;
Month:
May


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