Bright Grey ups CI claims paid


Bright Grey paid out 91% of critical illness (CI) claims in the last six months of 2011.

Just 2% of claims were declined for non-disclosure, with the average payout being £82,000. In the first half of the year the provider paid 90% of claims with a 4% non-disclosure rate. This gave an overall rate of 90% for the whole year. Cancer remained the most common reason for a claim (55%), followed by heart attack (10%), stroke (10%) and multiple sclerosis (9%). Nearly half (47%) of claims were made by people who were 40 or under and the youngest claimant was just 23 years old, having suffered a stroke. Roger Edwards, proposition director at Bright Grey and its Royal Lond...

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