Avoiding Reimbursement Scam
So you book and pay for a Taxi/ Accommodation/something similar
Your lovely SCM sends you back your reimbursement payments only to find yourself “paid less” AGAIN. It exceeds the recommended amount. WTF. But nobody tells you the recommended amounts.
This has happened so many times and it totally gives me the Sh*ts!
Workcover Reimbusement Scam
I had been paying for accom –pre hospital stay, 3 times in the past (as I would have to arrive the day before surgery). Cheapest I could find and I would walk from train station to accom- Just to be helpful and save WC from additional expenses and me initially paying for it.
What on earth was I thinking?????????
Each accommodation reimbursement has been approx. $30-40 short.
Last week my reimbursement for a taxi to GP and home was short (approx. 10% of my PIAWE) the reason-it exceeds recommended amount.
Here’s the kicker. I went to the same GP the day before; in a taxi, same driver, same cab and same route. This had been organized by SCM but was told No More Taxis unless GP requested it (2 weeks post lower limb surgery-nice one). I had to go back the next morning so had no time to “beg” for another ride. So I paid for it (in cash- no cc fee).
So it is ok for Allianz to book and pay for a cab (same price) but when I am forced to do it, I get f**ked over.
Please explain Allianz- should I get out and walk the last 15km- on crutches– because otherwise I might exceed your precious recommended amount!!!! Or should I just miss a few more meals this week because you have withheld paying the full amount yet again.
How come I exceed the “prescribed amount” but Allianz doesn’t? After going thru my records I find that they had paid in excess of $180p.n. accommodation that they booked. When I booked accom the cut off was approx. $120. Please Explain?
Make your SuCM Book Any Services You Need. Do Not Pay for Them Yourself (if at all possible).
This is a massive scam and I wonder just how much money is being ripped off each of us.
I would like to know if there is a way of finding out these “Recommended Amounts of Reimbursement” or is it yet more of WC’s Mysterious Moments of WTF.
Happy Easter Allianz, I hope you choke on your chocolates! (I won’t because I can’t afford FOOD this week)
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