Aegon UK urges doctors to embrace electronic reporting

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Aegon UK urges doctors to embrace electronic reporting

Aegon UK is calling for doctors to use electronic reporting when submitting medical evidence, to enable people to get protection cover in place as quickly and smoothly as possible.

Aegon has been working with Niche Health's iGPR proposition for the last year to pilot electronic GP reports. So far it has found that over 61% of electronic reports are being returned within 9 days, which is 50% quicker than the paper-based process. Earlier this month, The Association of British Insurers (ABI) published guidelines on electronic paperless requests. Stephen Crosbie, protection director at Aegon UK, said: "As a protection provider we're keen to use electronic reporting...

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