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Skandia gives policyholders free online healthcare service

Skandia is to give free access to the healthcare service roadtohealth for new Skandia Protect and The Skandia Plan policyholders.

Skandia says the service encourages clients to explore the impact of their current lifestyle on future health risk. It includes an online health assessment and ongoing guidance from the online health coach.

Policyholders who took out critical illness cover after May 2007 who will also have free access to the roadtohealth online healthcare service.

Skandia head of protection marketing Ian Brown says: “Studies suggest that clients who are engaged in their own health and wellbeing live longer and healthier lives. The roadtohealth service will provide clients with an online health assessment to help them better understand their own levels of health and the impact their current lifestyle may have on their future health.

“Our range of protection products safeguards our policy holders against the financial effects of illness or death and the roadtohealth service will now help them construct healthier lifestyles. The roadtohealth online service is just one of a number of changes that we’ve recently made to our Skandia Protect polices which, as a result of our new pricing structure, are now an average 17.5 per cent cheaper.”

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