Critical illness insurance can cover a long list of life threatening diseases and medical conditions. The number of illness and conditions it can cover is so long we won’t print it here, but some of the most common covered conditions include brain tumours, blindness, cancer, coronary artery bypass surgery, deafness, dementia, heart attacks, kidney failure, loss of limbs, other organ failures, multiple sclerosis, and more.
Most insurance companies cover from a standard list of 26 common critical illnesses
, conditions or health events that can be covered.
Some plans feature coverage for just one ailment, whereas others cover the full 26 illnesses listed in the above article, and sometimes even more. The number of covered conditions varies from company to company. So if you’re looking to cover a specific illness, it’s worth exploring products from a variety of providers.