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High-paid ACC doctors in Otago

High-paid ACC doctors in Otago

Three of four doctors in the spotlight this week for performing high numbers of assessments for ACC are based in Otago.

Most exited ACC clients not working

Most exited ACC clients not working

Only a tiny minority of former long-term ACC clients have gained full-time work after being removed from the scheme, a national survey indicates.

Business group welcomes new ACC board

Business group  welcomes new ACC board

The new ACC board has been welcomed by BusinessNZ, with chief executive Phil O'Reilly hoping the debate will restart about competition for the corporation.

'Marginalised' group wants better ACC relationship

Improving how ACC's "marginalised" consumer liaison group works will help restore overall community trust in the Corporation, Dunedin ACC campaigner Denise Powell says.

ACC privacy breach systemic weakness

All government agencies' handling of private data may be reviewed after an independent inquiry into the ACC privacy breach found it could have happened in any department.

Reports' findings 'validate concern'

Two major reports that yesterday found "systemic failure" in ACC's privacy-protection measures have vindicated concerns long raised by Otago ACC claimants, Dunedin ACC campaigner Dr Denise Powell said yesterday.

Call for bipartisan agreement on ACC

Call for bipartisan agreement on ACC

Only a bipartisan political agreement about how ACC will operate in future can ultimately restore the public's trust and confidence in the corporation, Dunedin ACC campaigner Dr Denise Powell says.

High level of ACC reviews in Otago

New figures suggesting a high level of dissatisfaction with ACC decisions among some Otago claimants show the corporation has "a huge mountain to climb" to regain lost confidence , Dunedin ACC campaigner Dr Denise Powell says.

Ex-chief's moves slow ACC probe: Collins

Ex-chief's moves slow ACC probe: Collins

Investigations into the source of a crucial leak of information about the Bronwyn Pullar ACC scandal have been hampered by the corporation's former chairman, John Judge, replacing or wiping his computers, according to ACC Minister Judith Collins.

ACC policy problems for injured students

An ACC policy change "significantly disadvantages" tertiary students with short-term injuries, by reducing academic support funding, a disability support group says.

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