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Critical Illness

You need a critical illness plan because of the high prevalence of critical illnesses in Malaysia and the high costs associated with it. The prevalence is shown in the statistics. According to the Department of Statistics Malaysia in 2019, the leading cause of death in Malaysia was ishaemic heart disease, a critical illness making up 15.6% of deaths in Malaysia. There was also an 11% increase in new cancer cases and nearly 30% more deaths from cancer reported from 2012-2016 compared to 2007-2011 in Malaysia. Cancer incidence in Malaysia is expected to double by 2040. It can happen to anyone,
There are pros and cons when it comes to both indoor and outdoor exercises. With pandemic concerns generally having subsided, it’s a good time to go out and exercise outdoors. Malaysian weather is generally suitable for outdoor exercise with only hot temperatures at certain hours and rain to contend with. Studies have shown outdoor exercises show greater improvement in mental wellbeing compared to indoor exercises. The sunshine also helps where not only does it have a positive effect on mood, but you can also get the benefits of vitamin D! Looking for outdoor exercises that focus on burning
Critical illness cover is becoming increasingly important as high medical inflation has persisted consistently for many years in Malaysia. Critical illnesses are serious illnesses such as cancer, stroke or heart disease. The high treatment cost for critical illnesses and its negative effect on ability to work makes it important for Malaysians to consider critical illness cover. For example, the average cost for a single continuous hospital stay for cancer across public and private hospitals in Malaysia was RM7,087 in 2017. There was an 11% increase in new cancer cases and nearly 30% more
We take steps to live a healthy lifestyle and minimise our risk of serious illnesses, but none of us can completely prevent them. According to the Department of Statistics Malaysia, terminal and critical illnesses exceed 40% of all deaths in Malaysia in 2020, highlighting their ever-present threat across the country. In insurance, the terms critical illness and terminal illness are often used. But what are they, and why are they so important to be aware of not only when it comes to our health and wellbeing, but also in terms of insurance? We will also explore why it’s important to get insured
Life insurance is a contract between an insurer and a policy owner. If you are insured, understanding your policy ensures you can enhance your financial protection while also avoid leaving gaps. A lack of understanding may cause unwanted surprises which may have adverse financial consequences. The thing policies can be difficult to understand for policyholders! Don’t fret! We’ve listed down the key things you should understand from your insurance policy to help you on your financial protection journey. ​ Source: Type of plan Whether it’s life insurance,