The Exeter paid 91% of income protection claims in 2017

Adam Saville
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The Exeter paid 91% of income protection claims in 2017

Mental health-related claims, up 2%, were the 5th most common

Healthcare and protection insurance specialist The Exeter paid 91% of income protection claims last year, a slight drop from 2016's figure of 94%. Total amount paid out for IP during 2017 was over £6m and musculoskeletal problems, fractured/broken bones and back conditions accounted for 58% of the claims. Last year also saw a 2% increase in mental health-related claims (now 7% and the fifth most common reason), which included stress, anxiety, depression and bereavement. Mutual benefi...

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