Four new conditions and earlier pay-outs for members on NHS waiting list
Vitality has added severe sepsis, necrotising fasciitis, desmoid-type fibromatosis and myasthenia gravis to serious illness cover (SIC). The addition of severe sepsis reflects a doubling in hospital admissions in the past three years, making it more common than heart attacks, reports show. Vitality will also pay out earlier for 23 conditions where a member is included on an NHS waiting list for surgery, while enhancing its children's cover and some of its existing definitions. The upgrades...
'Limited impact to the quality index'
‘Truly innovative conditions’
'A timely enhancement'
'A worthwhile upgrade'
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