The Big Interview
The head honcho of a depression charity may not seem like an influential person for insurance, but bear with us. Beyondblue has been a thorn in the side of the industry, particularly in relation to mental illness exclusions in travel insurance plans. The charity argues that counting depression and anxiety amongst these exclusions is unfair. The ICA and beyondblue were working together to find a solution last year, but talks broke down. Could this be the year this delicate situation is resolved? We certainly hope so.