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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
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Critical illness is prevalent all around the world and Malaysia is no exception. In 2016, it was estimated that 113 400 out of 154 000 deaths in Malaysia were noncommunicable disease (NCD)-related. NCDs such as heart attack and cancer accounted for 67% of premature deaths in Malaysia, and over 70% of the burden of disease (a measurement of the impact of a health problem) in 2014. These are worrying statistics that highlight the need for Malaysians to reduce their risk of critical illness. While there is a wealth of information publicly available regarding this, many of them are false. Here
Millions of Malaysian adults are living with chronic, potentially deadly conditions that they don’t even know they have. Some of these diseases can develop with no warning signs, and some of the symptoms can be too subtle to notice until the disease has become advanced.
Source: Quick Meme
A common ailment might be more serious than you think. Be aware of these warning signs that are hiding in plain sight for 5 of the most common critical illnesses in Malaysia:
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a condition that develops when cholesterol builds up on the coronary