May 17, 2013
According to the Heart Foundation – the cost of a heart attack is estimated at $25,000 for medical costs and time off work.
According to the Cancer Council – the cost of Cancer is estimated to be $47,000 (just for medical treatment and associated costs – in addition to disruption of family income and other expenses).
1 in 3 Australian males and 1 in 4 females will be diagnosed with Cancer.
Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare – Cancer – Australian Cancer incidence Statistics update, Dec 2008.
Serious Illness insurance (Trauma Insurance) benefit can be of enormous help when you are recovering from a major serious illness, injury or trauma.
For example, you may want to use the Serious Illness Insurance (Trauma Insurance) benefit to access the best medical treatment for your condition, whether that treatment is available here or abroad or perhaps simply pay off some of your debt and take some extended leave.