Heart conditions cover wide range of conditions including:
Atrial fibrillation, angina, tachycardia, irregular heart beat, atrial septal defect, tetralogy of fallot, bicuspid aortic heart valve.
Impact on underwriting is based upon a few considerations – is the condition likely to affect client morbidity? Will the client need surgical intervention in the future? Some conditions, such as atrial fibrillation, increase the risk of stroke so medications such as Warfarin are taken which carry their own risks.
What we need to know
Information that is useful to have to hand when looking at life insurance includes:
- When were you diagnosed?
- Any medications you take
- Have you had/will you require any surgery?
- How severe is your condition, is your day to day life impacted?
- Are you under regular review?
- Have you been discharged from review?
- For certain conditions, such as irregular heart beat, has any underlying cause been identified?
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63 year old Rob had been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation 7 years ago and still has frequent symptoms. His cardioinversion procedure was sadly unsuccessful and he needs regular anticoagulant medication (warfarin) and bisoprolol (beta blocker). Due to his combination of risk factors, ongoing symptoms, elevated BMI and medications most insurers were declining to offer him cover. After research and because of our experience in finding cover for cases like this, we managed to get Rob life cover with AIG with a +100% rating to the base premium.
Emma is a non-smoker, age 46, with history of ectopic heartbeats and hyperthyroidism. We found standard life cover rates for her with a critical illness exclusion for any related heart surgery.
*Names changed for privacy
I just wanted to say a big thank you, for all Emma Lowe and Sian Brown’s help with getting our mortgage through to completion.
Mr & Mrs C.
With advances in medical care more and more people are now surviving illnesses once thought to be fatal.
Protection insurance is designed to help when the things we hope will never happen to us, do!
Protecting your future is important and Income Protection can protect your income and make sure that money is there when you need it most.
This cover can give you the peace of mind of knowing that in the event of redundancy or illness your mortgage payments will be made.
Your home is probably the largest single financial commitment you will make in your lifetime, so protecting it is so important.
You insure your car, your home, and your valuables – isn’t your health the most important asset of your life?
Relevant life insurance is a tax efficient way of a company providing life insurance for its employees, including directors of limited companies.
Directors’ shareholder protection is insurance that is specifically designed to ensure that should one the shareholding directors die or be diagnosed with a terminal illness the remaining shareholders will have access to sufficient capital to buy the deceased’s shares from his/her estate.
Key person insurance helps safeguard a business against the financial effects of the death or critical illness of a key member of staff
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You may have to pay an early repayment charge to your existing lender if you remortgage.
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