Queensland Government asks health insurers to expedite claims amid COVID-19 pandemic | ABC News

Queensland’s health minister is urging private health insurance companies to process claims quickly and efficiently in the ongoing coronavirus crisis, with reports some people have been left stranded.

One international student in brisbane, recently diagnosed with an aggressive leukemia has been left waiting for weeks, with his medical team worried his claim won’t be accepted

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-02/colombian-student-angelo-romero-health-cover-leukaemia-brisbane/12193118

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Queen’s Speech: How this year was different to before – BBC News
  • Fauci Spars With Sen. Rand Paul Over Origins Of Covid-19 | NBC News
  • LIVE: President Biden meets with governors to discuss Covid-19 vaccination programs — 5/11/2021
  • Travel restrictions diminished tourist numbers in Africa | DW News
  • Quebec Premier provides update on current state of COVID-19, vaccination rollout | LIVE
  • In This Story: Queensland

    Queensland (QLD) is an Australian state covering the continent’s northeast, with a coastline stretching nearly 7,000km. Its offshore Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, hosts thousands of marine species. The city of Cairns is a gateway to the reef and tropical Daintree Rainforest. The capital, Brisbane, is flanked by the surfing beaches of the Gold and Sunshine Coasts.

    5 Recent Items: Queensland

  • Queensland pet owners on alert for heartworm | 7NEWS
  • Queensland school students start sitting NAPLAN tests | 7NEWS
  • South East Queensland hospitals in crisis mode | 7NEWS
  • Boy killed in SA bin incident, Treasurer to announce big funding pledges | 9 News Australia
  • 7NEWS Update: Jobs boom and super changes flagged in Budget 2021; Bert Newton’s health scare| 7NEWS
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