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ABI looking to change definition of heart attacks

A broader definition of heart attacks may lead to more people being accepted for critical illness cover under new proposals from the ABI.

The trade body is consulting its members to see if they want to expand the definition of cardiac arrest to take account of new tests being used by the medical profession.

If accepted this mean people, who at the moment are being denied cover, will be able to get CI protection more easily.

The ABI is asking its members if now is the correct time to change the definition and if it is what the new wording should be.

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