Long Covid ranks second for group IP support in 2021: Aviva

Mental health support most common cause

Hemma Visavadia
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Long Covid ranks second for group IP support in 2021: Aviva

Support initiatives to help employees suffering with Long Covid were the second most common cause of early intervention and rehabilitation cases for group income protection in 2021, according to Aviva.

New data from the provider shows the most common cause was mental health intervention support, which accounted for 52% of all group IP rehabilitation cases being referred to for this reason. Long Covid represented 13% of support cases, followed by musculoskeletal (10%) and cancer (10%) ,which was previously the most common supported conditions behind mental health. Meanwhile, neurological conditions accounted for 4% of all cases whilse ‘other' conditions which were included took up 11%. ...

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