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NU updates PMI

Norwich Union is updating its international private medical insurance product range a year after its launch.

Global care and global care plus will now express benefits and premiums in pounds sterling, euros and US dollars.

The five regions the product uses have been expanded to inc- lude countries previously in an area needing a higher level of cover such as the Indian subcontinent and southern and eastern Asia and the Far East.

Chronic conditions and HIV aids cover have been introduced for individual policies, with benefit limits of 3,000 for GC and 5,000 for GCP.

The policies include full cover for the cost of a road ambulance to the nearest facility and an increase in cash benefit limits from 25 to 100 a night for GC and from 50 to 150 a night for GCP, paid for up to 28 nights.

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