Annual Report 2009-2010 Department of Health and Families
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Department Health and Families84 However recommendations were made to improve supporting documentation, updating of the procedures manual, authorising of delegate approvals and travel and spectacle concession payments. Insurance Arrangements In accordance with Treasurers Direction R2.1 Insurance Arrangements, the following information provides an overview of the agencys insurance arrangements and details the key mitigation strategies and processes in each insurable risk category @# As a general principle, and in accordance with the Treasurers Directions, the Department self insures its risks and manages potential exposures through extensive mitigation practices. Where insurable risk events occur, the Department meets these costs as they fall due. $ " in R2.1, the Department has in place the following mitigation strategies and processes: &" Z &" | | &" > > | | &" | &" | property and assets facility, plant and equipment | | | ! | ! &" | | &" | | ! | &| # The costs of self insurance claims are monitored by the Department with the exception of property and assets insurance category which are not separately recorded, but form a component of the larger repairs and maintenance costs. The total costs for self insurance claims for the other insurance categories are as follows: Table 7: Self insurance claims cost 2008-09 to 2009-10 2008-09 2009-10 $000 $000 Workers Compensation 3,400 3,413 Public Liability 0 23 Indemnities 1,340 425 Under Treasurers Direction R 184.108.40.206, the Department has a standing Treasurers approval to purchase commercial insurance on behalf of foster carers to cover carers for public liability, motor vehicle and building and contents risks. The commercial insurance premium expenditure is as follows Table 8: Commercial insurance premium expenditure 200809 to 2009-10 2008-09 $000 2009-10 $000 Insurance Premiums 39 42 The contractual relationship is between the foster carers and the insurer, therefore the Department is not party to information regarding claims costs under the commercial insurance policies.
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