Why a Doctor Invented Critical Illness Insurance Critical Illness insurance was invented by Dr. Marius Barnard. Marius assisted his brother Dr. Christiaan Barnard in performing the first successful heart transplant in 1967 in South Africa. Through his years of dealing…
Critical illness coverage provides you with peace of mind knowing that if you become seriously ill and are unable to work, you and your loved ones will be taken care of.
According to the National Cancer Institute of Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, more than 250,000 Canadians are diagnosed with cancer, heart attacks or strokes each year.
Canadians are living longer, but recovering from a critical illness can have a monumental impact on both your financial situation and recovery process.
Critical illness coverage protects you against 20+ serious illnesses including stroke, cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s.
This coverage ensures funds are available when you need them most. And if you don’t make a claim, all premiums are fully refunded.
The following critical illnesses are covered: