Insurer Long Covid support 'meets NICE guidelines'

‘Fills a current void’

Adam Saville
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Dr Tarun Gupta, medical officer, Legal & General
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Dr Tarun Gupta, medical officer, Legal & General

L&G medical officer welcomes guidelines from last December and explains IP rehab role alongside NHS

Long Covid support provided as part of income protection rehabilitation can "dovetail nicely" with NHS services and backfill support that it is not currently offering, Legal & General's medical officer Dr Tarun Gupta has said in light of recently detailed NICE guidelines. According to Gupta, the insurer's ‘Long Covid Support' service, launched in November 2020 and provided by Vitality360, can cater for patients classified as having Ongoing Symptomatic Covid-19, those showing signs of the virus...

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