New applications requiring GP reports will be postponed during outbreak, insurer announces
Aviva has decided to stop requesting medical evidence at underwriting stage for protection policies while the coronavirus crisis continues due to the immense pressure currently placed on the NHS, it said. This means applications requiring GP reports will be postponed and the insurer will be unable to offer cover until the situation is resolved. Aviva said the changes will come into effect immediately. "In the wake of the recent government response to COVID-19 and the unprecedented stress this...
When making a life, critical illness or IP claim
Despite no longer requesting medical evidence
Subject to certain criteria
Customers asked to reapply after fixed period
Rising to 7.8% in people over 80