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The Singlife Essential Critical Illness is a standalone Critical Illness term insurance that covers Death, Terminal Illness, 14 Critical Illnesses, Total and Permanent Disability, and 4 Diabetic Conditions during the protection term.
It is a term insurance that covers even with existing health conditions of High sugar Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-diabetes and the 3 Highs of High blood pressure, High cholesterol and High Body Mass Index (Obesity):
- High Sugar (Diabetes Type 2)
- High Cholesterol
- High Blood (Hypertension)
- High BMI (Obese)
There is also a reduced health checklist with only 6 questions and no medical check up needed (provided all conditions are up to date and does not require further medical underwriting), along with coverage for Type 2 Diabetic Smokers.
There is also an increase in the number of Critical Illnesses (CI) from 11 to 14 CIs. The three new CIs are:
- Deafness (Irreversible Loss of Hearing)
- Major Head Trauma
- Severe Bacterial Meningitis
Product Features and Benefits at a Glance
|Singlife Essential Critical Illness|
|Coverage term||Minimum of 15 years term, maximum age 85|
|Total Covered Critical Illnesses||14 conditions
Heart Attack of Specified Severity
Blindness (Loss of Sight)
Coronary Artery By-pass Surgery
End Stage Kidney Failure
Other Serious Coronary Artery Disease
End Stage Lung Disease
Irreversible Loss of Speech
Deafness (Irreversible Loss of Hearing) *New*
Major Head Trauma *New*
Severe Bacterial Meningitis *New*
Angioplasty & Other Invasive Treatment For Coronary Artery
|No Claim Payout||20% of total premium paid after end of policy term|
|Diabetic Conditions Covered||Coma due to Hyperosmolar HyperglycemicState (HHS)
Limb Amputation due to Diabetic Complications
20% of Sum Assured up to 25,000 Upon diagnosis of any of the 4 Diabetic Conditions covered
|Special Conditions Covered||N/A|
|Death/ Disability Coverage||Full sum assured|
|Entry Age||Age 25 Next Birthday|
|Last Entry Age||Age 65 Next Birthday|
|Coverage for Smokers||Yes|
|Diabetic Diagnosis Below Age 25||Not covered|
|Type 1 Patient||Not covered|
|Premium Loading||Premium varies depending on sugar level, high blood level , BMI, cholesterol and Triglycerides Level|
|Max Sum Assured||500,000|
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How Singlife Essential Critical Illness Works
Singlife Essential Critical Illness is suitable if you:
- Are diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-diabetes, High Body Mass Index (BMI) Obesity, High Cholesterol and/or High blood pressure
- Coverage for Death, Terminal Illness, Total and Permanent Disability (TPD), Critical Illness and Diabetic Conditions
- Want to be covered for Diabetic Related Conditions and Complications (suitable for people without Diabetes/Obesity & High blood pressure as well)
It would however be less suitable if:
- You are looking for limited pay premium term and coverage for life.
- You would like cash value in a protection plan.
- You want to include Critical Illnesses of all stages coverage from Early to Advance Stage.
- A Wealth Growth Endowment plan
- Single premium, One-Time Premium Term
- Cash Payouts regularly
Conclusion for Singlife Essential Critical Illness
Singlife Essential Critical Illness is a plan that primarily covers for people with pre existing diabetic (smokers included), high blood, high cholesterol and obesity conditions.
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