Aviva makes 'common sense' changes to critical illness

‘Fine-tuning’

Adam Saville
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Alan Lakey, director, CIExpert
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Alan Lakey, director, CIExpert

Alterations, whilst 'relatively minor', show insurer refusing to play the 'numbers game', says Alan Lakey

Aviva has removed loss of speech as a condition from its critical illness cover offering, as part of changes that have been described as "common sense" by CIExpert director Alan Lakey. "Aviva has not paid a single claim [for loss of speech] in 15 years and we are not aware of a single claim being paid by any insurer," he said. "The overwhelming majority of instances are due to cancer or stroke, which of course are included as separate conditions." Extra care cover There are also amen...

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