Appropriate consultation should occur with relevant stakeholders prior to the closure of a claim, to ensure that the reasons for and implications of the closure are clearly understood.
Closing a claim
Principle: All relevant stakeholders will be notified prior to the closure of a claim.
|S30.1||Before closing a claim, the insurer must contact the worker, the employer and any relevant service providers to advise of the intention to close the claim, including the reasons for doing so, and provide an opportunity for any outstanding invoices or reimbursements to be paid.||Evidence on claim file.|
|S30.2||The insurer must finalise all outstanding invoices prior to closing the claim.||Evidence on claim file.|
The insurer must confirm in writing the closure of a claim to the worker and the employer, including:
||Notification within 2 working days after the claim is closed.|