Medical Indemnity Refund

Sometimes there’s a need to recover money from payments made under the Medical Indemnity Schemes.

You need to know


This information will assist you to fill out a Medical Indemnity Refund application for payments received under the Medical Indemnity Scheme.

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You need to submit an application to claim.

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Apportionment arrangements

Apportionment is how liability between parties to a claim are decided.

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Cost sharing arrangements

Cost sharing arrangements apply if there’s an agreement between parties to share the costs or disbursements.

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Settlement and judgment costs

You need to take settlement and judgment costs into account in your claim.

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Plaintiff costs

Plaintiff costs are the legal costs for the person who has brought the action against the medical practitioner.

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Request for information

Under section 38 of the Medical Indemnity Act 2002 the Chief Executive Medicare may ask you for more information.

Read more about requesting information

Returning your application

You can send us your application and supporting documents by post or email.

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Refunding a payment

We’ll offset a Medical Indemnity refund application we get against claim payments.

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Resolving conflict

The internal review is an administrative service that we provide to any MDO or MII.

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Glossary for Medical Indemnity

Some terms used in Medical Indemnity insurance claims have specific meanings depending on which scheme they apply to.

Read more about the Glossary for Medical Indemnity

Page last updated: 8 January 2019