Approval for the Termination of Health Benefits Funds - Australian Government

Description

You will require this approval if you operate as a registered private health insurer and intend to terminate one or all of your health benefits funds.

A health benefits fund is one established by a private health insurer, which relates solely to a health insurance business or a particular part of that business.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must satisfy the Agency that:

  • You are not in the process of being wound up;
  • Each of your health benefits funds comply with prudential standards relating to capital adequacy or solvency that apply in relation to the funds; and
  • In relation to each of the funds, termination of the fund will not result in unfairness to the policy holders of the fund.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

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Task Type Description
Apply Application

No fees are required.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Approval for the Termination of Health Benefits Funds - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Private Health Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2015 AG

Administering agency

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Contact details

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Enquiries

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Toll Free: 1300 558 849
Phone: 02 8037 9015
Contact us website: http://www.apra.gov.au/Pages/Contact-APRA.aspx (Opens in new window)
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