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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 08 Hansard (Thursday, 5 August 2021) . . Page.. 2531 ..


(2) Out of the lodged applications referred in part 1, how many that (a) were approved, (b) were rejected, (c) are yet to be determined and/or remain in process, (d) once commenced, have been suspended, (e) once commenced, have been stopped, (f) once commenced, have been reduced by the relevant insurer.

(3) How many of the applications for income replacement benefits (under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2019) that were rejected by the relevant insurer were referred to internal review.

(4) How many of the original decisions on applications for income replacement benefits referred for internal review were (a) affirmed, (b) amended), (c) set aside, and (d) remain in progress or under consideration, by the insurer.

(5) How many of the decisions in relation to income replacement benefits (under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2019) affirmed on internal review by the relevant insurer have been referred to external review by the ACAT.

(6) In relation to applications for treatment and care benefits (under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2019) as reported by the insurers to the MAI Commission each month over the period 1 February 2020 – to date, how many applications for treatment and care benefits that have been lodged with CTP insurers and out of this how many applications (a) were approved, (b) were rejected by the relevant insurer, (c) are yet to be determined and/or remain in process, and (d) once commenced, have been suspended, by the relevant insurer.

(7) How many of the applications for treatment and care benefits that were rejected by the relevant insurer were referred for internal review.

(8) How many of the original decisions on applications for treatment and care benefits subject to internal review were (a) affirmed, (b) amended, (c) set aside, and (d) remain in progress or under consideration by the insurer.

(9) How many of the decisions in relation to treatment and care benefits affirmed on internal review by the insurer have been referred to external review by the ACAT.

(10) How many inquiries were received by the entity approved to provide the defined benefits information service under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2019 each month over the period 1 February 2020 – 13 May 2021.

(11) What is the total value of the benefits paid to applicants (under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2019) by the insurers each month over the period 1 February 2020 – 13 May 2021 for each of (a) income replacement benefits and (b) treatment and care benefits.

(12) In terms of the matters referred to external review (under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2019) before ACAT over the period 1 February 2020 – to date, in how many of the matters in relation to (a) treatment and care benefits and (b) income replacement benefits has (i) the applicant and/or (ii) the respondent been legally represented.

Mr Steel: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

The MAI Commission publishes information through a quarterly scheme statistics report published at www.act.gov.au/maic, under Scheme Knowledge Centre. The most recent


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