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Life Insurance for people living with Vasculitis

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Around 2,000–3,000 people are diagnosed with Vasculitis each year in the UK.*

We’re helping a growing number of clients with Vasculitis to find Life Insurance.

This includes many who come to us as a result of people’s feedback to the charity Vasculitis UK.

* Source: Vasculitis UK

For over 21 years, our specialist service has helped people with health conditions to find Life Insurance.

It’s often possible for us to obtain Life Cover for people living with Vasculitis. It depends on the severity of the disease and any other health conditions you may have.

If you use an expert company like Moneysworth, we can help you get the most suitable results for your individual needs and circumstances.

What types of Life Cover are available to people living with Vasculitis?

  • Level Life Cover – the amount of cover stays the same throughout the whole policy.
  • Decreasing Life Cover – the amount of cover falls during the policy. This type of cover is used to help your family pay off the remaining balance on a repayment mortgage.

Currently, insurance companies are not usually able to offer either Critical Illness Cover or Income Protection Cover to people with a vasculitis diagnosis.

Types of Vasculitis that can be considered for Life Cover:

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (also known as Wegener’s Granulomatosis)
  • Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (also known as Churg–Strauss Syndrome)
  • Giant Cell Arteritis / Temporal Arteritis
  • Henoch Schönlein Purpura
  • Microscopic Polyangiitis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Behçet’s Disease
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis or Cerebral Vasculitis
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Kawasaki’s Disease
  • Takayasu’s Arteritis
  • Urticarial Vasculitis

Moneysworth always acts in your best interests

  • We do everything we can to help save you time and hassle, such as looking after any paperwork, and dealing with the insurance companies on your behalf.
  • We have over 40 years of experience in finance and insurance and provide a bespoke, personal service.
  • We've developed specialist processes to help each customer achieve the most suitable result.

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How Moneysworth is better placed to help you find Life Insurance

Why? Because when insurance companies look at your condition and requirements, they don't always make the same decision.

If you were to ask just one or even a few insurers, how would you know if the terms you're being offered are really competitive? Also, if those insurers decline to offer you any cover, how would you know if other insurers in the market would make the same decision?

Moneysworth deals with insurance companies across the market, so asking us to find Life Insurance on your behalf could save you a lot of time and worry. This is a real benefit if you want to feel confident that you're getting a really good outcome.

Before applying to insurers, we carefully examine the details of your circumstances. We have a wealth of experience in searching for Life Cover for people with health conditions, which means there's a good chance of finding life insurance with affordable premiums.

We've even developed special research processes designed to help you get a favourable result. So, by the time we apply, we already have a good idea of what the final outcome might be - and can usually give you an idea of the price as well.

If Moneysworth can't get you the cover you are seeking, it probably isn't possible to obtain.

We know (based on personal experience) the value of Life Insurance. It's one of the reasons that we're so dedicated to helping each and every client find the most suitable result.

Very few other companies are able to offer you the level of specialist knowledge and experience that our team has gained. Moneysworth has been successfully sourcing Life Insurance for people with health conditions for over 21 years.

Moneysworth provide a personal service for every client. Right from the beginning, you'll speak with a real expert. No endless telephone menu options or being passed around different departments.

We help you throughout the whole process, providing you with explanations along the way. We aim to make the journey as easy as possible for you, ensuring that you feel fully-informed.

Peace of mind is worth waiting for! Why writing to your GP is a good thing…

When a life insurance company writes for medical information from a doctor, they will need to wait until they get the information back in order to make a final underwriting decision. Inevitably, this means that it takes a while to get a final answer.

However, if the life insurance company receives medical information from your GP and decides to make you a definite offer of life insurance, you can feel safe in the knowledge that the insurance company has taken independent medical verification before offering the terms.

Why is it so important that the insurance company sees your medical information?

Well, providing that you have fully and honestly answered all the questions on the application form, you can feel confident that the cover is fit for purpose and – if the worst happens – the policy will pay out.

We believe that knowing the policy will pay out is the most important thing for all clients – especially if you already have a health condition.

Many people come to Moneysworth after being declined Life Cover elsewhere.

We're often successful in finding Life Cover for these people. Different life insurance companies often take differing positions on the same information. Our processes are designed to help identify where you can get the most favourable result.

There are cases when, despite our best efforts, we are unable to find cover – but usually we are able to find the cover you require.

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If you start a policy, we will be paid a commission by the insurance company. The insurance company will usually pay for any doctor's fees if reports are required.

Did you know?

Perception vs. Reality…
Some people think that insurers don't usually pay out for Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover and Income Protection claims.

However, in 2019, a record high of 98.3% of Life Insurance claims made were paid, including 97.4% of term Life Insurance claims, 91.6% of Critical Illness Cover claims and 99.9% of Whole of Life claims.

Source: Association of British Insurers, May 2020