L&G: Significant drop in CI claims during April

UK under lockdown

Adam Saville
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L&G: Significant drop in CI claims during April

Insurer urges customers with critical illness symptoms to seek medical advice at this time

Legal & General statistics show that 41% fewer policyholders claimed on their critical illness insurance policies during April than its typical figure of around 300 claims a month. As a result, the insurer is echoing NHS advice that people should visit GPs and check symptoms at a time when the number of people visiting hospitals during COVID-19. Recent research by The Health Foundation has shown that face-to-face GP appointments in England have steadily declined since January 2020 (30%), falling...

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