Ceylinco General Insurance unveils affordable cover for serious illnesses

Monday, 19 August 2019 00:30 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

  • Ideal cover for employers to offer as benefit to employees  

Announcing yet another unique benefit for all Sri Lankans, Ceylinco General Insurance is offering a cover of up to Rs. 500,000 per annum that will reimburse medical costs incurred in the treatment of diagnosed serious illnesses, including heart disease, cancer, kidney failure, stroke and several others, providing a cover for heart attack and open heart surgery, major organ transplants, chronic lung and liver diseases, deafness, blindness, multiple sclerosis, paralysis etc.  

The cover has been introduced with an affordable and small premium as low as Rs. 600 per annum, where an insured will be entitled to a cover of Rs. 100,000 whilst the highest cover of Rs. 500,000 will cost only Rs. 2,350 per annum.  

Further, a Rs. 200,000 cover is available for Rs. 1,050, a Rs. 300,000 cover for Rs. 1,450 and a Rs. 400,000 cover for Rs. 2,000 depending on the affordability. One has to only fill a simple proposal form to obtain the cover whilst a health check-up is not required. The cover will be given with the exclusion of any existing ailments. The cover will have to be taken by a family unit or any group of over 10 members.   

Non-Communicable Diseases have become a huge crisis in Sri Lanka with them leading to over 75% deaths in the country as per statistics of the World Health Organisation. Non-Communicable Diseases cause more than three quarter of all deaths and nearly one in five people die prematurely from such illnesses. The four main types of NCDs that people often suffer from are cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes.    

“As a company with a finger on the pulse of customer needs, Ceylinco General Insurance constantly keeps evolving its offerings, delivering its promise to exceed customer expectations. In today’s fast-paced world, health insurance is a pressing need for people as health care costs escalate specially in the event of a serious illness. This cover provided by Ceylinco General Insurance empowers our customers to avail of the latest in health care facilities, without worrying about bearing an additional financial burden. 

“This is an ideal cover for Employers to offer its employees as a benefit to them. Ceylinco General Insurance has time and time again designed innovative and one-of-a-kind products that add immense value to customers. Our aim is always to empower our customers with maximum benefits at an affordable price!” said Ceylinco General Insurance Managing Director/CEO Patrick Alwis.  

Ceylinco General Insurance anticipates that this cover, like all the other revolutionary and innovative services offered by them, will ultimately benefit all Sri Lankans who seek advanced treatment when diagnosed with a serious illness.