Vitality makes serious illness cover changes

With child cover enhancements

Adam Saville
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Vitality makes serious illness cover changes

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 up...

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