Learn more about your cover's flexible features
AMP Life's Elevate offers a range of life insurance products and cover types that can help get you and your family back on track if things go wrong.
Understanding what your insurance covers you for and the features it offers can help you make the most of your policy. The following is a highlight of the features that your Elevate policy may have, please refer to the current PDS or policy you hold for specific details applicable. This article does not consider your individual circumstance, you may wish to speak to your adviser about the way the way these features operate and how they may apply to your circumstance.
Types of cover
Our Elevate insurance cover can provide valuable payouts when you need them most. Generally, it includes these cover types:1
Death and terminal illness cover
Can provide a payout to your beneficiaries (usually your family) if you pass away, or if you are diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Income protection cover
Can provide financial support if you become temporarily unable to work due to injury or illness by replacing up to 75% of your income during this time.
Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) cover
Can provide a payment if you become totally and permanently disabled and are unable to work.
Can provide a lump sum benefit if you are diagnosed with a certain illness which affects your ability to work, such as cancer or a stroke.
Business expenses cover
Can provide a monthly benefit if you have a business and you become totally or partially disabled through an injury or illness, and you are unable to work.
Our Elevate insurance products may include some of the features listed in this table, which are designed to make your cover valuable and flexible. Make sure you check your Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) to see which features your product has.
|Feature||What it means for you||What cover it applies to|
|Advancement of funeral expenses||We will pay either $20,000, or your sum insured amount in advance (whichever is lowest) to cover funeral expenses.||Death and terminal illness|
|24-hour worldwide cover||You’re covered 24 hours a day, no matter where you are in the world.||Death and terminal illness, Income protection, TPD, Trauma|
|Accommodation benefit||If you are confined to bed and your immediate family member needs has to stay in alternative accommodation to visit you, we’ll pay their accommodation costs of up to $150 a day, for a maximum of 14 days.||TPD, Trauma, Death|
|Automatic inflation||You can choose to have your benefit automatically increased each year. Automatic inflation will increase your cover by 5% or the change in CPI (whichever is greater) for Elevate TPD, trauma and death cover, and by 3% for Elevate income protection cover.||TPD, Trauma, Income Protection, Death|
|Benefit period||This is the maximum period of time that you will be paid your monthly income protection benefit. Your benefit is a percentage of your income as specified in your policy documents. Your benefit period could be from 1 year up to a benefit period to age 70.||Income protection|
|Future insurability||You can purchase extra cover each year without medical underwriting for certain major life and business events that could happen.||Trauma, Death, TPD|
|Premium freeze||You may be able choose this option to freeze your current premium, so the price doesn’t increase. While that means your premiums won’t increase, your benefit amount will reduce each year.||Death and terminal illness, Income protection, TPD, Trauma.|
1Check your Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for more details about the cover your product offers.
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