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Business Insurance Packs for Health Professionals
Looking for an easier way to buy Business Insurance? We have developed 3 tailored online packages designed with the needs of health professionals in mind.
Combined Professional Indemnity, Public & Products Liability
Get key covers combined into one policy, so you can have peace of mind.
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Special offer: 15 months for 12*
Get 15 months cover for the price of 12 when you take out a new Professional Indemnity and Public & Products Liability policy through Aon.*
Why do Counsellors need insurance?
As a Counsellor, you play a vital role in helping people cope with a variety of issues, assisting them develop strategies to address and resolve issues on their own, with the aim to help them lead happier and healthier lives.
It can be a hugely fulfilling career to see people finding the confidence through the right approach to get their life back on track. However, you can be dealing with people in crisis and this could lead to a patient misunderstanding your advice and a legal claim being made against you.
Counsellors Insurance. Easy.
Easy to Understand
- Easy to digest information about what insurances your business needs and buy online
- Or it’s an easy call to one of our experienced, friendly brokers on 1800 805 191
Easy to Buy
- Quick quotes available online
- Purchase in just a few clicks
- Options available to pay monthly
Easy to Manage
- Manage your renewals online and adjust your policy anytime you require, with a quick call
- Request certificates of insurance quickly and easily
- Aon can assist you in filing complex claims
Why choose Aon for Counsellors Insurance?
When it comes to insurance for Counsellors, there are a few options available to you. Aon is committed to making life easier for you by arranging insurance that’s easy to understand, buy and manage, so you can get quotes and take out a policy online in just a few clicks. Or if you need help, our team of friendly experienced brokers are a phone call away to help you understand what insurances you may or may not need, but more importantly why; helping give you confidence that you’re making a better decision for you and your business.
Cover benefits for ACCA Members
2 hours complimentary legal advice
You could save hundreds of dollars on outside legal costs with 2 hours of complimentary legal advice on risks insured under this Policy. Legal advice relating to your policy is not included.1
Flexible Professional Indemnity cover limits
Choose a level of Professional Indemnity that to suits you: $1 million, $2 million, $5 million, $10 million or $20 million.1
No excess for certain claims against the Professional Indemnity or Product Liability section, where provided in the Schedule.1
Public and Products Liability cover
$20 million combined Public and Products Liability limit per claim and $60 million in the aggregate for all claims.1
Unlimited retroactive date
You may be covered for claims relating to events that happened before you purchased cover, as long as you weren’t aware of a claim or facts or circumstances which could give rise to a claim, before you purchased the policy.1
Subject to eligibility criteria and must be stated in the Schedule.
You can be subject to claims for professional wrong-doing even after you retire or sell your business. Run-off cover extends your insurance policy for up to 7 years after your business ceases, to respond to claims which arose while the business was operating.1
Public Liability insurance includes cover for legal liabilities if a member of the public makes a claim that they were injured, or damage was caused to their property because of your business dealings or on your premises.
The Legal Helpline is entirely confidential, and you'll be supported by a network of lawyers who work independently of Aon. This conversation will not impact the future cost of your insurance premium.
Even after you've retired or are no longer practising, you could still be subject to claims from the time you were in business. Under the Combined Professional Indemnity, Public & Products Liability Policy arranged through Aon, run-off cover allows you to arrange complimentary run-off cover for a period of up to 7 years in relation to incidents that happened while you were practising.2
When will I receive my certificate of currency?
When you purchase your Aon Health Combined Professional Indemnity, Public & Products Liability Policy online you will receive your certificate of currency in minutes to your elected email address. If you purchase your insurance with one of our experienced brokers the time line may vary.3
How do I make a claim?
You will find details of how to make a claim in the policy wording you receive from us. However, we also appreciate that having to make a claim can be a stressful time which is why as your advocate we are always on hand to help with any questions. Please do not hesitate to call us on 1800 805 191 during business hours.
What if I need to make a change to my policy?
It is important to keep your policy up to date with the changing shape of your business but also to keep your business and personal information up to date in the event of a claim.
Should your business circumstances change, for example you have moved into new premises or you have changed the services that you offer and you are not sure if your existing insurance covers it anymore then you can always call one of our experienced friendly brokers to discuss on 1800 805 191.
How do I renew my policy?
Your renewal offer will be sent to you via your elected email address, approximately 30 days before your renewal date you will receive a renewal email including your tax invoice and schedule from Aon. It is important at this stage to review the details of our offer carefully (remember pricing and coverage levels may have changed so it is important to review). If you are happy with the offer and wish to accept, it is important that you pay for your renewal by the date specified on the tax invoice. Thank you for looking into renewing your policy through Aon. It is greatly valued that you are pleased with the level of service and coverage you receive.
What should I do if I have not received my certificate of currency or renewal offer/documents?
Please accept our apologies. At Aon we strive to deliver best in class service, so we are sorry to hear you have not received your documents. Please request your Certificate of Currency here or alternatively contact us on 1800 805 191 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will look to send your documents as soon as possible.
What are your opening hours?
Our opening hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday (AET, except public holidays). If you need to contact us out of hours you can email us at email@example.com and we will pick up your query on the next business day.
Can I pay for my policy monthly?
Yes you can, monthly payments can be arranged through a premium funding agreement with Hunter Premium Funding4 to help you spread the costs of your insurance across the year. Please note that the total overall cost is higher if you pay monthly. Contact us on 1800 805 191 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Management Liability insurance can also help cover Employment Practices claims made against you by current or former Employees.2
Depending on your individual needs and circumstances, Personal Accident insurance can be tailored to cover you for injuries sustained at work, on your journey to work, and/or anywhere, covering you 24/7.
Everyone’s professional and personal circumstances are different, and that’s why it’s important to get the right insurance mix to support your individual needs. If you would like to find out more about insurance coverage, please contact the Aon team on 1800 688 582.
If you like to keep all your insurances in one place, please talk to one of our advisors about our options and pricing.
Self Service – Certificate of Currency
Click here to request a Certificate of Currency for your Health Combined Professional Indemnity and Public & Products Liability policy.*
*Offer available to new customers who purchase the Aon Health Combined Professional Indemnity, Public & Products Liability Policy and who do not currently have a Professional Indemnity or Public Liability policy through Aon. Aon reserves the right to cancel this offer at any time.
1Subject to the full terms, conditions and limits of the policy. Please review the full policy wording for more information.
2We will process your certificate of currency request instantly but, depending on your internet speed and email server, it could take a few minutes to get to your inbox.
3Hunter Premium Funding is a third party independent of Aon, however Aon will receive a commission if you pay for your policy through a premium funding agreement with them.
The Aon Health Combined Professional Indemnity, Public & Products Liability Policy is arranged by Aon Risk Services Australia Limited ABN 17 000 434 720 (Aon) on behalf of the underwriter, Insurance Australia Limited ABN 11 000 016 722 AFSL 227681 trading as CGU Insurance. If you purchase these insurance, Aon will receive a commission that is a percentage of the premium. Further information can be found in our FSG click here or provided upon request.