Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

MIGA is conscious its members, clients and the broader healthcare profession are working very hard to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19

As a Member or Client of MIGA, please remember we are here to support and help you.  We hope you find the information we are providing and constantly updating useful.

If you have any questions or concerns including how to respond in these uncertain and challenging times, please do not hesitate to call us. 
 
Thank you for all you are doing to support our community in this time of need. We appreciate the enormity of your task and the stresses it brings. 
 
Rest assured, supporting you is a key priority for us, as we understand how important this is particularly for those who are significantly impacted.  As a member owned mutual, helping our Members and Clients through difficult times is very important to us and alway front of mind.

As we have for the last 120 years, we remain with you and will support you through this challenging time.

Take care and stay safe.

From,
 
Dr Andrew Pesce
Chairman

Mandy Anderson
CEO and Managing Director

 

We can be contacted by phone or e-mail as follows:
Phone 1800 777 156
Email: miga@miga.com.au

Frequently asked questions and information

Updated 22 September 2020

We are regularly providing COVID-19 Updates with answers to a wide range of questions.
 
We have also prepared a summary of resources that may assist you in keeping up to date with public health advice and information.
 
We are here to support you and encourage you to contact us if you need further advice about how to manage COVID-19 related issues in your practice.

Check our FAQs

MIGA COVID-19 Premium Relief

New 22 April 2020

With concerns rising over the financial impact of the current crisis, MIGA's Boards have agreed a COVID-19 Premium Relief arrangemetn to support our Members and Clients during these extraordinary times.

It involves a number of mechanisms to respond to your changing financial circumstances whilst maintaining our financial strength.

Please call our staff to discuss if you are eligible and your specific situation, or email us at COVIDrelief@miga.com.au.  Our staff will guide you through your options.

Find out more in the FAQs

Government and other financial support for COVID-19

New 22 April 2020

Commonwealth and State Governments along with the Banking sector have put in place a number of schemes to provide financial support for businesses and individuals impacted by COVID-19.

We have prepared a summary of Key Forms of Government and Other Financial Support as we felt it may be helpful for you.  We recommend you consider whether you or your business may be eligible for any of this support.

Government and other financial support

Retired doctors returning to the workforce

Updated 2 April 2020

MIGA will provide medical indemnity insurance at no cost to MIGA non-practising or retired members who are re-registered by AHPRA and return to medical practice to assist during the COVID-19 emergency period.
 
If you were not previously an MIGA member, we also have insurance options available to support you.

MIGA working remotely - service and support unaffected

With effect 27 March 2020

In order to safeguard our staff and meet the Government's social distancing guidelines for some time now we have been managing our business remotely and all our staff are working from home.

Minimising disruption to you and ensuring continuity of our service is a high priority for us.  You can access our staff and services using our usual phone numbers, email addresses and website. 

We can be contacted by phone or email as follows:
1800 777 156
miga@miga.com.au

 

Insurance policies are issued by Medical Insurance Australia Pty Ltd.  MIGA has not taken into account your personal objectives or situation.  Before you make any decisions about our policies, please review the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (which can be found here) and consider your own needs.