Insurance giant TAL moves to exclude people who die from COVID-19, leaked policy reveals
Key points: A leaked document shows major insurer TAL adding coronavirus exclusions in its insurance policies
An internal document from insurer TAL, obtained by the ABC, reveals the company has begun adding an exclusion clause for the coronavirus in new insurance policies.
One financial planner who specialises in life insurance for health workers said TAL told him the exclusion would apply to frontline doctors, including emergency specialists and GPs.
"All existing TAL customers, including doctors, nurses and medical professionals on the frontline, can be assured they are fully covered for COVID-19," it said.