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Bupa, iSelect Find Peace in Mediation

Bupa, iSelect Find Peace in Mediation

 A legal battle between health insurance giant Bupa Australia and health insurance comparison site iSelect has ended with iSelect agreeing to temper its advertising claims and make a donation to Bupa’s medical research fund. The case was ignited by a letter from iSelect to Bupa’s customers at the end of 2011 which lead Bupa to initiate a legal action against iSelect, seeking a Federal Court order stopping the latter from making certain claims about no waiting period for people who switched their health insurance, arguing that Australian law mandates that nobody has to re-serve waiting periods when switching to an equivalent or lower level of cover. Read More

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