Insurance cover and mental health

by | Aug 14, 2017 | Finance, Legal matters, News

Many people find that buying insurance provides financial security and peace of mind. For example, you could get insurance to cover medical costs in case you become unwell, or travel insurance in case you lose your passport or something is stolen while you’re on holiday. There are lots of different types of insurance to cover a wide range of situations – and some types of insurance are compulsory, like car insurance.

Having a mental health problem can sometimes mean that you face certain challenges to getting insurance, but there are lots of things you can do to feel more in control:

Remember: all insurance providers have to comply with regulations to make sure they make fair assessments about who to cover, how much to charge, and when to pay out for a claim. You can find more information about these guidelines on the Association of British Insurers (ABI) websiteMIND