LV have also used recent months to review their Critical Illness Cover and have made distinct changes to better their policy. LV have enhanced the full payment definitions for claimable illnesses, most notably so for heart attacks. Most critical illness contracts require that a heart attack be registered at a certain severity (based upon recorded troponin levels) in order to make a claim, as not all heart attacks are seen as "serious".
However LV have moved away from this mindset allowing a full payment on any diagnosis of a heart attack regardless of severity. Further still they have broadened the illnesses you can make partial payments claims for to 20 conditions, to a maximum payment of up to £25,000.
The integrated childrens cover has also been extended to age 21 and congenital conditions are now included in the claimable policy set.
These improvements have set the LV Critical Illness Cover and Income Protection contracts ahead of many of their competitors, who may soon be following suit to keep up with these advantageous changes.
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* Based upon research conducted on 3rd April 2014
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