According to one main insurer’s claims data, between 2010 and 2012, it experienced the following:

  • 94% increase in life claims
  • 73% increase in IP claims
  • 150% increase in trauma claims
  • 185% increase in TPD claims

Its data also highlighted some interesting trends in what people are claiming for – with dramatic increases in IP claims for cancer (up 363%), accidents (up 217%) and mental health (up 370%) over the three years.