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ACC staff rewarded for getting claimants off books

ACC staff rewarded for getting claimants off books

ACC boss Ralph Stewart says a performance-pay scheme, which rewards staff for increasing the number of long-term clients they remove from the organisation's books, does not detract from a core focus of quality care.

ACC claimants kicked off books: Greens

ACC claimants kicked off books: Greens

ACC staff are receiving financial incentives to kick long-term claimants off the corporation's books official documents show, the Green Party says.

Time for change to 'filthy little' ACC strategy: Labour

Time for change to 'filthy little' ACC strategy: Labour

The political firestorm over ACC intensified yesterday with the resignation of chief executive Ralph Stewart triggering an urgent parliamentary debate over the changes needed at the state-owned accident insurer.

A series of 'accidents'?

A series of  'accidents'?

The resignation yesterday of Ralph Stewart as chief executive of the Accident Compensation Corporation, hard on the heels of the departure of chairman John Judge and two other directors, explodes any notion of an orderly process of incremental change at the organisation. Rather it has, self-evidently, become one of radical crisis management.

ACC fallout claims CEO

ACC fallout claims CEO

The political firestorm over ACC intensified yesterday when the resignation of chief executive Ralph Stewart triggered an urgent parliamentary debate over the changes needed at the state-owned accident insurer.

Judge replaced as ACC chairman

Judge replaced as ACC chairman

ACC chairman John Judge is to go following fresh revelations about the Bronwyn Pullar privacy breach this week.

ACC 'coercion' breaches Act, group says

ACC  'coercion' breaches Act, group says

An Otago ACC claimant support body has highlighted concerns about an "extremely broad" consent form claimants are being required to sign.

Mastectomy error could mean ACC payouts

Mastectomy error could mean ACC payouts

A successful claim for ACC payments for mental injury could result from a case in which an Otago woman had a mastectomy by mistake earlier this year, Dunedin ACC lawyer Peter Sara says.

Minister's threat to sue Radio NZ in doubt

Minister's threat to sue Radio NZ in doubt

ACC Minister Judith Collins is refusing to comment on speculation she will not follow through on her threat to sue Radio New Zealand for defamation.

Govt 'taking time' with ACC privatisation

Work on the privatisation of ACC was progressing well but ACC Minister Judith Collins would only say yesterday that announcements would be made about employer choice in due course.

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