Age related denial of acc claims
The request was refused by Accident Compensation Corporation.
Dear Accident Compensation Corporation,
Would you please provide me with information on numbers of claims rejected by ACC( as a percentage) of claimants following injury, by age of claimant, on the ACC's basis of degenerative changes or age related conditions.
From: Government Services
Accident Compensation Corporation
Thank you for your request of 5 April 2017 asking for the following
“Would you please provide me with information on numbers of claims
rejected by ACC (as a percentage) of claimants following injury, by age of
claimant, on the ACC's basis of degenerative changes or age related
ACC does not hold the information you have requested as degeneration and
age related conditions are not types of injury diagnoses. We therefore do
not record them in our reporting systems.
We are able to provide data on the number of accepted and declined claims
by age group. If you are interested in receiving this data, we recommend
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