How To Make a Claim
We require a claim form to be completed for any Non Medicare Medical Expenses and/or loss of income claims.
Please refer to the Policy Wording for policy terms, conditions and exclusions
Step 1: Download a Paddle Australia Personal Accident Claim Form:
Step 2: Complete each section of the claim form. Please be advised that incomplete claim forms may cause a delay in processing your claim
Step 3: Please return your Personal Accident claim form and supporting documentation to Paddle Australia via post or email:
Step 4: Paddle Australia will sign your claim form to confirm your membership, and will forward your claim form to QBE Claims Department.
Step 5: QBE will confirm receipt of your claim form and advise whether they require further information.
For assistance with your Personal Accident Claim Form please contact V-Insurance Group Phone: (02) 8599 8660 or local call cost only 1300 945 5477
For existing claims enquiries please contact QBE claims department (03) 8523 2777.
The Health Insurance Act (Cth) 1973 does not permit the insurer to contribute to any charges covered, or partially covered by Medicare.
Please refer to the table below for some common examples:
|Non-Medicare Medical Items; claimable as per the Personal Accident policy wording||Items covered by Medicare; not claimable through the Personal Accident Policy|
|Dental||Surgeon & Surgeon’s Assistant|
|Private Hospital Accommodation||X-Rays|
|MRI Scans*||MRI Scans*|
|*MRI scans are generally covered through Medicare; however please check with your treating physician, as sometimes the provider is not registered with Medicare.|
In addition, there will be no refund in respect of any expense to which the National Health Act (Cth) 1953 or any of the regulations made there under apply.
PUBLIC LIABILITY, PRODUCTS LIABILITY, PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY AND MANAGEMENT LIABILITY
If an incident occurs where you are being held liable by a third party you should contact V-Insurance Group as soon as possible on (02) 8599 8660 or local call cost only 1300 945 547.
For all policy coverage queries or details on how to make a claim, please contact V-Insurance Group, Insurance broker for Paddle Australia;
V-Insurance Group Pty Ltd
Level 25, Angel Place 123 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 8599 8660 or local call cost only 1300 945 547
Fax: (02) 8599 8661
In the event that you need to make a claim notify the team manager (if appropriate) of the loss immediately and request that the loss is reported to the organisers (if appropriate).
Members not participating in a team should contact QBE Assist on +61 3 8523 2800 directly, reverse charge calls will be accepted. All incidents of theft or disappearance of property must be reported to the local police within 24 hours.
Make a note of the circumstances at the time, and list all items that are missing, this will help you when you fill in the claim form. Notify Paddle Australia and/or V-Insurance Group as soon as possible and a claim form will be sent out which must be completed.
24/7 WORLDWIDE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE
Should you require emergency assistance whilst travelling or any matter including medical matters or guarantees of payment, please call QBE Assist, anywhere in the world, reverse charges, 24 hours a day:
|Country Code||Area Code||Number|
For non-emergency related queries, please
Call: +61 3 8235 2777
Quote Policy Number: AN A049337 PAD