Scottish Widows has updated the critical illness definitions for Scottish Widows Protect, COVER can exclusively reveal.
The insurer has changed its definition regarding additional payment for cancer in situ requiring surgery. It has also combined Alzheimer's disease and Dementia into one definition, as both are assessed in exactly the same way at claim stage Scott Cadger, head of Underwriting and Claims Strategy at Scottish Widows, said: "Removing complexity will also make things clearer and simpler for advisers and clients alike, with no complicated policy conditions to work out at that all-important point...
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