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Ophthalmology keeps ticking the boxes for this doctor

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Tego Profile: Dr Diana Semmonds Specialty: Ophthalmologist – private and public Medical School: University of Sydney Residency: Townsville hospital, Newcastle hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital Significant other: Husband Enjoys: Sport, yoga and travel   There were relatively few women doctors and even fewer women ophthalmologists 30 years ago when Dr Diana Semmonds was deciding on  … Read more


If I change insurers, will I lose my tail cover? Retroactive cover explained

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A number of doctors have mentioned that they worry about changing medical indemnity insurers because they’re concerned that if they switch insurers, they’ll lose their retroactive (‘tail’) cover. This post demystifies retroactive cover in medical indemnity insurance policies. What is retroactive (or ‘tail’) cover? Retroactive cover, also known as ‘tail’ cover, is insurance cover for  … Read more


Medical Indemnity Insurance: The Basics

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Claims Made. Occurrence Based. Circumstances which could give rise to a claim. These terms are insurance jargon. And if you want to understand how medical indemnity insurance policies operate, you need to be familiar with these terms. So, what do they mean? Occurrence Based versus Claims Made policies An occurrence based policy is the most  … Read more


If I change insurers, will I lose my tail cover? Retroactive cover explained Copy

in Publications.

A number of doctors have told me that they worry about changing medical indemnity insurers. Why? Because they’re concerned that if they switch insurers, they’ll lose their retroactive (‘tail’) cover. This post demystifies retroactive cover in medical indemnity insurance policies. What is retroactive (or ‘tail’) cover? Retroactive cover, also known as ‘tail’ cover, is insurance  … Read more


Tego Insurance announces Partnership with Virgin Australia

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Tego Insurance has partnered with Virgin Australia to provide Doctors with Velocity Frequent Flyer Pilot Gold Membership. Tego Insurance is offering its policyholders the opportunity to experience Velocity Gold, with benefits such as premium lounge entry, access to valet parking, priority boarding, improved seat selection, additional baggage entitlements and bonus points, refer terms and conditions  … Read more


Moving to Australia? Some pointers for overseas doctors.

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Moving to a new country is a daunting prospect and as a qualified doctor heading for Australia there are several things you should consider in time for your arrival. Step One – Registration There are a few stages to the process of registration so it is important to get started in good time. Firstly, you  … Read more