L&G broadens scope of critical illness cover

L&G broadens scope of critical illness cover

L&G has announced changes to its critical illness cover to incorporate the ABI’s statement of best practice 2014.

A number of illnesses have received minor definition wording changes, to bring them in line with the latest ABI statement of best practice, and L&G has improved its interactive online tool, AnatoME, to inform advisers about the different illnesses that their policies cover.

Key features:
■ Spinal stroke has been added to L&G’s critical illness cover policies
■ Motor neurone disease now exceeds ABI definition

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IFA Verdict

Lorreine Kennedy, IFA at Hertfordshire-based Carematters, said: “Anything that incorporates those types of illnesses is to be applauded. I deal with clients who have illnesses such as Parkinsons, motor neurone disease and other debilitating illness, so it’s great if they can be covered as we’re all living longer.”