Heart conditions are 'second biggest cause of life insurance claims after cancer'
Insurers should do more to assist families under strain following diagnosis, says nurse service
Story of Max Brett gets coverage in The Times, Daily Mail and on ITV's Lorraine show
'Adjustments' made following feedback from distribution partners ahead of launch next week
Insurers have competed to improve payment conditions, ages covered and specific conditions for children over the years
Majority of people would prefer monthly income to lump sum, says survey
Vaping carries health risk but not as harmful as smoking
Life and critical insurance available to customers
Sepsis deaths rise a third in two years
Scottish Widows' Johnny Timpson reviews the 35 years since critical illness cover was introduced
Protection firm recently raised £180m
Why children's critical illness cover is essential
Nearly 80 enhancements to make CIC 'more than just a product'
"Substantial improvements across the board," says Alan Lakey
The critical illness template is 'broken' - so start with the premise that any condition which results in an agreed outcome deserves to be paid
Four protection distributors with 60 adviser firms join 'test and learn' process before full market roll-out in six weeks
Gary Burchett, protection director at Scottish Widows, on heart disease and the 35th anniversary of critical illness cover
'Start from yes' philosophy at heart of critical illness policy
Changes ensure the insurer "once again features as one of the top critical illness providers," says Alan Lakey
Nurses available at point of claim through insurer's HALO customer services proposition
Customers don't care about medical definitions, they just want to know they are covered
Old Mutual Wealth's Paul Roberts explores how insurers can reinstate or continue cover following a critical illness claim
Difficult-to-diagnose critical illnesses such as lupus can take years to confirm and misdiagnosis is common. How can we as an industry help ensure claims are paid?
Overall increase of 21.1% for critical illness - highest level of growth since 2012