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ACC KPIs need to measure actual return to sustainable work

Saturday, 23 June 2012, 2:23 pm | Acclaim

ACC KPIs need to measure actual return to sustainable work There has been a lot of discussion about whether ACC staff should get performance based pay for getting people back to work. We believe this misses the point for two reasons: (1) back to ... More >>

MPs, Judges, and ACC Board Members have “VIP” status at ACC

Friday, 23 March 2012, 10:30 am | Acclaim

Parliament has been focussing this week on an allegation that a Minister of the Crown's involvement in an individual ACC case has resulted in preferential treatment. More >>

ACC Client Privacy is the Real Issue

Monday, 19 March 2012, 9:49 am | Acclaim

News that either the Minister for ACC, Judith Collins or someone within ACC itself leaked details about the meeting between ACC and the person who released a spreadsheet containing the information about nearly 7000 ACC clients to the media last week has ... More >>

ACC’s Review of Elective Surgery report

Saturday, 14 May 2011, 1:06 pm | Acclaim

Denise Powell, President of Acclaim Otago states “At last ACC is acknowledging the need for a fair, transparent, and timely claims approval process for elective surgery. ACC have undertaken an extensive review and we hope they will be immediately ... More >>

Call For Resignation of ACC’s Senior Medical Advisor

Friday, 15 April 2011, 10:26 am | Acclaim

“If the ACC is to retain credibility, Peter Jansen needs to resign,” said Denise Powell, spokesperson for Acclaim Otago. More >>

170 to lose weekly compensation

Friday, 12 June 2009, 12:41 pm | Acclaim

"Today's announcement that 170 ACC Clients are to lose compensation based on a 2006 District Court decision is of huge concern to ACC clients and supporters" says Denise Powell president of Acclaim Otago. The reason for concern is that by ... More >>

ACC Shifts Hard Cases to Hard Branch

Sunday, 29 March 2009, 1:35 pm | Acclaim

Southlanders suffering from the long-term effects of their injuries are alarmed at reports that 200 of their files are being shifted from ACC’s Invercargill office to Alexandra, an office notorious for its ruthlessness and cruelty, according to ... More >>

Cruel ACC Law Denies Assistance

Friday, 10 March 2006, 10:05 am | Acclaim

"The government should change the ACC law back to where it was before 1992 so that victims of mental injury are able to obtain assistance from the state insurer", said Acclaim Otago spokesperson, Denise Powell. More >>

ACC Ignores Own Legislation in Rape Case

Thursday, 16 February 2006, 4:57 pm | Acclaim

A woman is raped, her attacker pleads guilty and yet she has to wait for the assistance she is entitled to because ACC doesn't seem to understand its own legislation. "This woman has been to hell and back and the last thing she needs is to fight another ... More >>

Asbestos – the Silent Killer

Wednesday, 8 June 2005, 10:07 am | Acclaim

'Cowboys' are killing us, say Accident Compensation claimant support groups as they struggle to come to terms with a High Court decision last week that favours the Accident Compensation Corporation. More >>

Claimants Dissatisfied With ACC Case Management

Monday, 2 May 2005, 12:55 am | Acclaim

Dishonesty Following on from the written response of ACC Minister Ruth Dyson to questioning by Katherine Rich in Parliament, claimant support groups have been complaining about case managers falsifying records and covering up their deceptions for many years. More >>

Supporting ACC Claimants

Tuesday, 11 January 2005, 4:56 pm | Acclaim

ACC claimant support groups nationwide have expressed grave reservations regarding the purpose of the Injury Prevention Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2001 Amendment Bill No. 3, alleging that it is yet another attack on claimants’ rights to fair compensation ... More >>

ACC Claimant Support Groups Concerned By Bill

Tuesday, 11 January 2005, 4:05 pm | Acclaim

ACC claimant support groups nationwide have expressed grave reservations regarding the purpose of the Injury Prevention Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2001 Amendment Bill No. 3, alleging that it is yet another attack on claimants’ rights to fair compensation ... More >>

Stacy Becker Submission to Health Select Committee

Thursday, 28 October 2004, 8:21 am | Acclaim

Videoconferencing to hear oral submissions on the Bill in Christchurch From 9am Wednesday 27th October 2004 At Ubix Onestop 136 Moorhouse Ave Christchurch. More >>

The Health Select Committee

Tuesday, 19 October 2004, 9:50 am | Acclaim

This could be a nice time to let ACC and the Government know how we feel More >>

My Worst Nightmare

Tuesday, 19 October 2004, 9:49 am | Acclaim

It will become apparent over the next few days as news is released that the scale of corruption within and without ACC is far worse than any decent person could believe, it is so staggering that I am having difficulty coming to terms with it. The IPR&C ... More >>

ACC's Profiler - The Great Deception?

Tuesday, 19 October 2004, 9:48 am | Acclaim

ACC Claimant support groups are questioning the invitation extended by ACC to Steve Longford from Australia to be a keynote speaker at it’s forthcoming ‘Bold Perspectives, Shared Objectives’ conference to be held in March next year. More >>

Parliament gives ACC victims the brush off

Monday, 30 August 2004, 1:26 pm | Acclaim

Parliament's select committees are playing pass the parcel with a petition calling for an inquiry into ACC's claim management practices, said ACClaim spokesperson Denise Powell today. Ms Powell instigated a petition calling for the inquiry, signed by ... More >>

ACC Amendments Bill Raises Concerns

Friday, 20 August 2004, 9:34 am | Acclaim

"The IPRC Amendment (No 3) Bill tabled in Parliament recently raises several points of concern" states Murray Jorgensen spokesperson for Acclaim. "Of most concern is the legislating to over-ride the Peck vs ACC High Court judgment." More >>

ACC told to pay $100,000 lump sum

Friday, 13 August 2004, 1:45 pm | Acclaim

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) says it has yet to decide whether to appeal a judge's order to pay the victim of an asbestos-related illness a $100,000 bulk payout. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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