What does Critical Illness Cover?
Critical Illness cover covers any serious illness such as heart attack, cancer or stroke. They also cover a variety of other serious illnesses and conditions as well as some physical disabilities following an injury. The conditions covered vary slightly between providers as well as the severity of the condition that is covered.
Why is it important to consider taking a Critical Illness Cover policy out?
Critical Illness cover is there as a safety net for your finances should you be in a position where you are diagnosed with, or suffer from a critical illness, such as cancer, heart attack, or a stroke **. The impact that a diagnosis of cancer, or from suffering a heart attack or stroke could have on your ability to work, and provide for your family could have long-lasting effects.
Having a Critical Illness policy in place will provide a lump sum to be able to cover any pressing financial commitments and alleviate the financial stress that an event like this could cause allowing you and your family to focus on getting well again.