The ABI has today launched a three-month consultation on changes to its Statement of Best Practice for Critical Illness Cover.
If you spend on dental checks and treatment, eye tests and spectacles, or complementary therapies like physiotherapy, acupuncture and chiropractic, you can get a helping hand with the payments.
Men spend more on looking after their teeth according to new research from Tesco Dental Insurance.
Nine in ten men are leaving themselves open to financial hardship if they faced a critical illness by not having appropriate insurance in place, according to new research revealed by Friends Provident.
Over 15% of the UK public have cancelled a dental appointment due to cost, a new study by Saga Health Cash Plan has revealed. It appears routine healthcare is becoming a victim of the current economic climate, with over a quarter (27%) of Brits cancelling fee-based appointments.
Research from a survey by Tesco Dental Insurance has revealed Brits are finding it increasingly difficulty to find an NHS dentist. The results also show that rising dental costs are putting people off visiting the dentist.
Tesco has launched three new levels of health cover in response to customers' feedback asking for a straightforward, flexible product. The three levels are; Operations and Procedures, Consultations and Tests, and Additional Therapies.
Fiona Harris, director of Bupa UK Health Insurance, said: "The latest ABI figures reflect our own experience - growth in the number of people with PMI cover for the second year running, despite the current economic downturn."
Latest ABI figures show that the number of people covered by Private Medical Insurance (PMI) continued to rise in 2008 despite the UK economy going into recession.
It has been revealed that a staggering 1 in 3 people in the UK are still struggling to find an NHS dentist, according to new research from Simplyhealth.
AEGON Scottish Equitable has today published claims data which shows that it paid out on 91 per cent of critical illness claims in 2008.
Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, paid out 1,625 critical illness (CI) claims during 2008, totalling almost £121 million paid to people in need. This represents an increase of 14% compared to 2007. The company also paid out a further £216 million to the families of loved ones who have died, or been diagnosed with a terminal illness.
AXA PPP healthcare will be donating £20 to the Child Accident Prevention Trust for every sale of its medical insurance policy designed exclusively for children - First Healthcare.
With the current economic crisis, individuals and companies with private healthcare policies are looking to reduce their costs by comparing healthcare policies on the market. Private healthcare is not seen as a luxury for many ex-pats working overseas, but a necessity.
Unlike many protection insurance policies PruProtect's serious illness cover could continue even after policyholders have made a claim.
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