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Dodgy sales of life insurance lead to $1.5m in refunds

Feb. 6, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

ClearView closes its direct life insurance arm after ASIC's enforcement action.

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Hefty commissions reveal why car dealers push extended warranties

Jan. 19, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Refunds of $5m will be paid to more than 6000 customers.

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Allianz and Suncorp to pay more than $60m in refunds

Jan. 17, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Up to 110,000 customers were sold 'junk' add-on insurance.

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Insurance changes proposed to drive down prices

Jan. 15, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Home and car insurers may have to break down premium increases.

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Private health insurance increases

Jan. 5, 2018 — Daniel Graham

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Private health benefits by age group

Jan. 5, 2018 — Daniel Graham

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Gap cover and out-of-pocket costs explained

Dec. 14, 2017 — Uta Mihm

Even after paying thousands for private health insurance you can still be slugged with large costs if you go to hospital.

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Surgery out-of-pocket costs mystery shop

Dec. 14, 2017 — Uta Mihm

Read what happens when we try to find out surgery fees upfront.

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Youi refunds consumers who were sold insurance without their knowledge

Nov. 30, 2017 — Daniel Graham

More than 100 people were charged for policies they never wanted to buy.

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Finder fined by ACCC for "misleading consumers"

Nov. 22, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

Compares "substantially" fewer health insurance policies than advertised.

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Health fund Australian Unity to compensate 2300 families

Nov. 3, 2017 — Daniel Graham

ACCC says insurer misled customers who were stung by unexpected policy changes to dental benefits.

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