New Cancer Waiver Rider (Guaranteed Acceptance) from NTUC Income

NTUC Income has just launched a new Can­cer Premi­um Waiver (GIO) (WPV10), which is a non-par­ti­cip­at­ing, reg­u­lar premi­um rider that waives future premi­ums on the policy for the remain­ing term of the rider upon dia­gnos­is of the insured with any one of the major can­cers after one year from the cov­er start date and dur­ing the term of the rider.

In addi­tion, applic­a­tion for this rider is hassle-free and accept­ance is guar­an­teed. There is no need for any med­ic­al check-up*.

This rider is avail­able to spe­cified GIO plans and can be attached to both first and third-party policies at policy incep­tion.

The list of GIO plans Can­cer Premi­um Waiver (GIO) rider is attach­able to:
1.       Lim­ited Pay RevoSave (ANRP)
2.       Lim­ited Pay RevoSave 3-Pay-10 (ANRV)
3.       Lim­ited Pay RevoSave 5-Pay-10 (ANRE)
4.       FlexRe­tire (FRR)
5.       Revo­Se­c­ure (RVGG)
6.       VivoC­ash (VCGL)

* If Insured had con­sul­ted a doc­tor for, suffered symp­toms of, was invest­ig­ated for, was dia­gnosed with, or received med­ic­al treat­ment for any caner, includ­ing car­cinoma-in-situ, before the cov­er start date, no bene­fit will be paid under the Can­cer Waiver Rider, and the rider will be ter­min­ated.

Update to Critical Illnesses definitions and coverage

Life Insur­ance Asso­ci­ation Singa­pore (LIA) has just made two changes to the Crit­ic­al Ill­nesses (CIs) bene­fits offered under new indi­vidu­al and group insur­ance policies. These changes take imme­di­ate effect.

Firstly, the defin­i­tions to the “severe stage” of the cur­rent 37 CIs are updated. This is to reflect the advances in clin­ic­al prac­tices, med­ic­al sci­ence and tech­no­logy.

Secondly, LIA now allows more than 30 CIs to be covered in a crit­ic­al ill­ness plan. Cur­rently, only 30 out of the 37 CIs are selec­ted by each insurer to be included in a life insur­ance plan.
Addi­tion­al crit­ic­al ill­nesses out­side the 37 stand­ard CIs will be set and defined by indi­vidu­al insurer. Insurer is also allowed to offer single-ill­ness CI plan such as can­cer.

The cur­rent defin­i­tion of the 37 CIs will not be sold from 1 Feb 2014.

NTUC Income New Whole-life Comprehensive Critical Illness Vivocare 100

NTUC Income has just launched Vivo­c­are 100. It is a com­pre­hens­ive lim­ited premi­um, whole-life insur­ance cov­er­age against the unex­pec­ted such as death, Total Per­man­ent Dis­ab­il­ity (TPD) and extens­ive range of 100 med­ic­al con­di­tions for Spe­cial, Juven­ile, Early, Inter­me­di­ate and Advanced stages of Dread Dis­eases.

Vivo­c­are  100 cov­ers

  • Death and Ter­min­al Ill­ness – 300% Remain­ing of Sum Assured up till 65 years old, 100% of Remain­ing Sum Assured with bonuses from 65 years old onwards;
  • 32 Early-stage dread dis­eases - 50% of Remain­ing Sum Assured or up to max­im­um $75K. Sub­sequent claim with total claims shall not exceed 50% of the Remain­ing Sum Assured. 7 days sur­viv­al peri­od applies. Whole-life cov­er­age;
  • 28 Inter­me­di­ate-stage dread dis­ease - 100% of remain­ing Sum Assured plus bonuses or up to max­im­um $150K (new dread dis­ease) or the dif­fer­ence for the same early-stage dread dis­ease already claimed with­in the wait­ing peri­od of 6 months. Premi­um and Sum Assured are reduced upon claim. Whole-life cov­er­age;
  • 30 Advanced stages of Dread Dis­eases — 100% of Remain­ing Sum Assured plus bonuses, or the dif­fer­ence for the same early-stage dread dis­ease already claimed with­in the wait­ing peri­od of 6 months. Whole-life cov­er­age;
  • Total Per­man­ent Dis­ab­il­ity — 100% of Remain­ing Sum Assured plus bonuses. Till 65 years old;
  • Spe­cial Dread Dis­eases — Angioplasty, Dia­bet­ic Com­plic­a­tions, Severe Osteo­poros­is, Severe Rheum­at­oid Arth­rit­is, Dengue Hem­or­rhagic Fever, Sys­tem­ic Lupus Eryth­em­atosus, Crohn’s Dis­ease, Ulcer­at­ive Colit­is, Breast Recon­struct­ive Sur­gery and Pheo­chromo­cyt­oma. Till age 85. Extra 20% of Sum Assured giv­en, up to $30K per con­di­tion, up to 5 con­di­tions per policy. 7 days sur­viv­al peri­od applies;
  • Juven­ile Bene­fits – Osteo­gen­es­is Imper­fecta, Severe Hae­mo­phil­ia, Insulin Depend­ent Dia­betes Mel­litus, Kawa­saki Dis­ease, Rheum­at­ic Fever with Valv­u­lar Impair­ment, Type Juven­ile Spin­al Amyotrophy, Wilson’s Dis­ease, Sys­tem­ic Juven­ile Rheum­at­oid Arth­rit­is, Intel­lec­tu­al Impair­ment due to Sick­ness or Injury and Glom­er­uloneph­rit­is with Neph­rot­ic Syn­drome. Till age 18. Extra 30% of Sum Assured giv­en, up to $30K per con­di­tion, up to 5 con­di­tions per policy. 7 days sur­viv­al peri­od applies.

The premi­um option is 15-year, 20-year, 25-year, up to 64 age Last Birth Date (LBD), or 84 age LBD.