External Medical Panel Code of Conduct, Process, Obligations and Independence

Anthony Jordan made this Official Information request to Accident Compensation Corporation

The request was partially successful.

From: Anthony Jordan

Dear Accident Compensation Corporation,

Thank you for the recent release of information regarding External Medical Panel.

As a subsequent follow-up, please provide the following where possible:

1/ Please provide a copy of the policy/guidelines that Professionals would be expected to peruse and agree to that ensures the ACC are satisfied their intentions and conduct would meet that of the law and Corporation Objectives.

I cannot find anywhere in the act that explains or indicates, in any way, the process the ACC use to ensure consistent independence and protection of Panel Members from 'questionable professional pressure or coercion' amongst a team.

2/ Please supply the publication of act that indicates the process the ACC use to ensure the above-mentioned scenarios are less likely to occur.

3/ Cost per External Medical Panel professional (per review meeting) from February 2017 to March 2018 Note Well: Please do not disclose Panel names and their expertise, just cost per Professional

4/ Total cost per respective month for travel and accommodation/meals collectively for Panel Reviewers

5/ Total cases reviewed per respective months

Yours faithfully,

Anthony Jordan

Link to this

From: Government Services
Accident Compensation Corporation

Good afternoon Mr Jordan 

Thank you for your request below regarding ACC's External Medical Panel.
We are currently working on your request and will be in touch with you as soon as possible, and certainly by 10 April 2018.

Government Engagement and Support

show quoted sections

Link to this

From: Government Services
Accident Compensation Corporation

Attachment ACC response 6 April 2018.pdf
1.4M Download View as HTML

Link: [1]File-List

Good afternoon Mr Jordan


Please find attached ACC’s response to your request dated 9 March 2018


Yours sincerely


Government Engagement and Support


"This message and any attachments may contain confidential and privileged
information. If you believe you have received this email in error, please
advise us immediately by return email or telephone and then delete this
email together with all attachments. If you are not the intended
recipient, you are not authorised to use or copy this message or any
attachments or disclose the contents to any other person."


Visible links
1. file:///tmp/cid:filelist.xml@01D3CDC3.0E33F800

Link to this

Things to do with this request

Accident Compensation Corporation only: