During 2013 Aviva paid out more than £14m to critical illness customers who had suffered a heart attack.
ABI to continue representing insurers while ‘voting information service’ becomes part of IMA.
Protection provider says changes to critical illness cover make it even easier for customers to claim.
Changes in market will be more effective if all parties pulling in the same direction, ABI chairman argues.
Insurer says adviser feedback drove latest group protection enhancements.
Easy access to service areas and instant access to documents and support material cited as important for advisers.
Analysis & Opinion
It is a matter of some concern to me that we as an industry spend a lot more time focusing on critical illness than we do on income protection. I...
It is fair to say there has been very little genuine innovation in the health insurance market over the last 10 years, with many providers...
Cash plans have proved popular with employers, but advisers often do not give them consideration.
As insurers compete to offer the most comprehensive critical illness insurance product, the number of ABI+ definitions has ballooned. But, with so...
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