Player and Official Insurance

MEJFC Inc carries Personal Accident insurance for all registered players and club officials. This cover is provided under the AFL National Protection Program, administered by JLT Sports. The Personal Accident insurance covers non Medicare medical expenses. MEJFC has upgraded to the highest level Platinum Package cover for season 2009. The package covers - 90% reimbursement of non Medicare costs; $7500 maximum per claim; $50 excess per claim.

Details of the Platinum package and claim procedure, along with FAQ's can be found on the JLT Sport website at https://afl.jltsport.com.au/community.aspx

Any registered player or nominated official MEJFC sustaining injury during a club sanctioned match or training session may lodge an insurance claim by downloading and completing a  claim form from the website, then submitting to - 

Echelon Claim Services
PO Box 7170,
Hutt Street SA 5000 
Tel: 1800 640 009
Fax: (08) 8235 6450

Please note the following important points, some of which are covered in detail on the JLT Sport website:

  1. Any claim must be signed off by an appointed MEJFC official (e.g. Committee member, Team Coach, Team Manager or appointed official on the day)
  2. By law, only Non Medicare Medical expenses can be claimed
  3. Claims on private health funds are to be made before a claiming via JLT Sport
  4. A fitness clearance should be obtained from your medical practitioner before resuming playing
  5. A copy of  any claim submitted is to be provided to MEJFC
  6. MEJFC does not carry Loss of Income cover as we are a junior club

If you have any queries that cannot be answered by visiting the JLT Sport website, please contact the MEJFC Risk Management Officer Scott Simmons on 0402 456 089 or email scottsimmo@bigpond.com

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