Critical illness cover can be included with your life insurance, you’ll see this option when you get a quote. You can choose cover which pays just once (either on death or diagnosis of a critical illness) or cover that could potentially pay twice. These options are shown when your getting your quote.
Critical illness cover will pay out upon diagnosis of one of a number of conditions. Conditions vary depending upon the provider.
Most providers cover over 40 illnesses. Heart attack, stroke, paralysis, major organ transplants, Parkinsons disease, many types of cancer, coma, and total permanent disability are just some of the conditions covered.
How it works
If you’re diagnosed with an illness covered by your policy you can claim. Payments are usually tax free and can be used for any purpose. Premiums can be paid monthly or annually.
Do you need critical illness cover?
If you have a critical illness it might mean you won’t be able to work. Critical illness cover can help protect your financial future by providing a lump sum or regular income.
Are all policies the same?
No they aren’t, cover differs with each provider. Full details of what is covered is in the providers key features. You can find this by getting a quote and proceeding with your chosen company.
How much critical illness cover do you need?
Everyone has different requirements. You may need to cover a mortgage. You might want to protect yours and your family’s future. Price also plays an important part. Perhaps start with a few quotes to see how much it costs and fine tune your policy from there.
How much does critical illness insurance cost?
Premiums depend on a number of factors. The amount of cover, term of the policy, your age and your health can all affect the price.
Why use Moneyworld?
If you know what cover you want then quite simply you can buy it from us cheaper than anywhere else. We’ve streamlined our processes so we don’t have to take big commissions. We don’t have a big marketing budget to finance. Instead we just charge you a one off fee of £25 and you pay less each month for your cover.
If you’re unsure about any aspect of your life insurance or critical illness we would always recommend you seek advice. We’re now working in partnership with Vita, an independent whole of market insurance broker that are able to offer this service. Vita shares our values, there’s no hard sell, no pushy sales people, just fair and honest advice tailored to your circumstances.
If you’d like further information please visit our advice page and complete the call back request form or call the number provided to speak to an adviser.