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Critical market for IFAs

IFA sales of critical-illness cover rose by 22.5 per cent last year,

according to Swiss Re Life & Health&#39s 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.

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