Which illnesses are covered with critical illness cover?

Critical illness cover is specially designed to offer financial support for those that have serious illnesses: the illnesses and treatments often covered by these policies are listed below:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Severe head injuries
  • Cancer (some forms may not be covered by some insurers so it is important to check this out first)
  • Parkinson�s disease
  • Motor Neurone disease
  • Organ transplant surgery
  • Paralysis
  • Organ failure (commonly liver and kidney failure)
  • HIV (in the event that the infection has been contracted from a blood transfusion or as a result of an accident at work (this is only covered in certain occupations)
  • Chronic rheumatoid arthritis
  • Dementia
  • Heart disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Blindness
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Loss of limbs
  • Paralysis (if this is permanent and cannot be reversed)

Critical Illness

How do I make a claim for critical illness cover?

How much does critical illness cover cost?

Which illnesses are covered with critical illness cover?

Will I need a medical for for critical illness cover?

What is not covered by critical illness cover?

How do I decide which critical illness plan to go for?

Will I have to pay tax on my insurance payout?

Can I apply for critical illness cover if I’m unemployed?

Who can apply for critical illness cover?

Is it worthwhile having critical illness cover?