Aviva enters partial payments market for CI


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...

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