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With the cost of living always on the rise, a dependable insurance plan can not only provide peace of mind - but also may just be a life saver. Read more in the articles and stories below.
Woman must pay $1500 a week to stay alive
Because the drug she needs isn’t covered on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, a Tasmanian cancer sufferer will have to fork out $1500 a week for treatment to save her life.
When the end of the year nears and the holidays gear into full swing, we’re reminded of just how much our kids cost.
Insurance Claims Paid in 2012
The risk store has compiled this table to show the contribution that the life risk industry makes to its policyholders’ families and businesses.
Breast cancer drug available at a cost
A new drug designed for women with advanced breast cancer has officially hit the market, but the treatment will soon carry a $45,000 price tag.
Record cost for an operation
A patient underwent a $304,119 operation for a brain aneurism in what is believed to be Australia's largest medical claim.
Boy undergoes 5 heart operations, with little money to help
An insurance payout would have helped Olga Smitala subsidise the care and treatment of her five-year-old son, Alexandro, who suffers from a congenital heart condition.
Selling the family home to pay for a life saving cancer drug
Diagnosed with cancer for a second time, Queenslander Greg Ostrofski says he cannot wait any longer. He will consider selling his house to pay for life saving drug treatment.
It costs how much to raise kids?!
You’ll be amazed at just how much it costs to raise 2 kids in Australia today. Do you have enough cover in place to provide for your kids’ future?