Recovery of Benefits and Assistance Scheme

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 21 November 2014
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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Section 13 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2013 introduces what is known as the Recovery of Benefits and Assistance Scheme (“the RBA Scheme”) as of 1st August 2014. The RBA Scheme will have a significant impact on employers and insurance companies in their ability to “buy off” nuisance claims. In this email, we take a look at what you need to know and ask the question "How do I handle it".

Caoimhe Heery writes:

What is the RBA Scheme?

The RBA Scheme recovers the value of certain illness-related social welfare payments from compensation awards made to a person as a consequence of a personal injuries claim. A personal injury includes a physical or mental condition.

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Ronan Daly Jermyn
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