Aviva has added the first partial payments to its critical illness (CI) policy and halved the length of time for a Multiple Sclerosis (MS) claim.
The partial payments are in addition to the main policy, meaning that CI cover will continue to be in place should the customer need to make a further claim in the future. New customers can receive partial payments for two early forms of cancer: low grade prostate cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ, an early form of breast cancer. Claimants will receive a lump sum of 20% of the sum assured up to £20,000 while for both conditions all forms of recognised surgical treatments are covered. The provider said this was particularly important for breast cancer patients, given that as a thi...
To continue reading this article...
Join Professional Adviser
- Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights and market intelligence.
- Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on emerging trends and technologies
- Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters.
- Make smart business decisions with the latest developments in regulation, investing retirement and protection.
- Members-only access to the editor’s weekly Friday commentary
- Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes.