Blanket-style approach to medical screening used by price comparison websites causing problems for those applying for travel insurance with cancer, heart problems and other medical conditions, official statistics suggest.
According to research by Mintel, 4.2m people in UK with a pre-existing medical condition have experienced difficulty getting travel cover in the past three years, while 2.9m people had their travel insurance claim turned down by their provider due to non-disclosure. Mintel also found that 2.7m UK adults with a pre-existing medical condition wouldn't always disclose it to a provider when buying travel insurance. In response to the findings, specialist medical travel insurer Insurancewith is...
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