IFA sales of critical-illness cover rose by 22.5 per cent last year,
according to Swiss Re Life & Health's Health Watch featured exclusively in
the Money Marketing Focus Healthcare survey published this week.
Overall critical-illness insurance sales rose to 90,584 from 88,171 in 1998.
The survey also deals with uncertainty in the long-term care market and
the potential of healthcare cash plans for corporate clients. It features
sections on critical-illness cover, private medical insurance, income
protection, long-term care and healthcare cash plans.