Fergus Bescoby discusses underwriting considerations for blood clots in the lung
Pulmonary embolism is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in the lungs. In most cases, the condition is caused by blood clots that travel to the lungs from the legs (deep vein thrombosis) or, less commonly, from other parts of the body. It can be life threatening. However, prompt treatment greatly reduces the risk of death. Also, taking measures to prevent blood clots in the legs will help protect against the condition. It's noteworthy that the word ‘embolism' comes from the Greek...
VitalityLife has launched a risk calculator that is able to work out the likelihood of clients facing ill health by putting in some basic, personal information.
'Support services' are not bolt-ons but integral to insurance offerings, says Paul Avis, and there are plenty of good reasons for employers and their advisers to promote them wherever possible
Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) chairman Stuart Scullion has warned the industry to make sure it is prepared ahead of the IDD, the next EU-driven legislation set to 'shake up the sector'.
Our biggest Protection & Health Summit yet comes to Hilton London Bankside on 4 October