CritiCAL Illness Insurance – Golden Rule Insurance Company
Critical Illness insurance pays a lump sum cash benefit directly to the policyholder in the event of a qualifying serious illness.
Ask yourself this – If you were unable to work for an extended period of time, could you continue to pay your mortgage or other bills? Do you have an emergency fund set aside for an unexpected critical illness or serious medical condition?
If you answered “no” to these questions, you may want to consider UnitedHealthcare branded Critical Illness insurance plan underwritten by Golden Rule Insurance Company. Critical Illness insurance, also known as Critical Care insurance or Critical Illness coverage, may help shift the focus more to your recovery and less on your expenses.
Choice of amounts up to $50,000, paid directly to you if a qualified critical illness occurs
Use them where you need them
Questions with “yes” or “no” answers
It’s simple. You choose 1 of 5 Maximum Lifetime Benefit amounts: $10,000, $20,000, $30,000, $40,000 or $50,000. Your benefit pays out upon first diagnosis of a qualifying illness experienced at least 30 days after the plan becomes effective.
Your Critical Illness
Diagnosis of qualifying illness after 30-day waiting period
You receive cash
benefit in lump sum
You use your cash
as needed to cover
You can keep your Critical Illness coverage up to age 70. After age 65, your remaining Maximum Lifetime Benefit amount is automatically reduced by 50%, but you can still keep your plan.
You have a tax advantage with your Critical Illness coverage. Typically, money received from Critical Illness insurance is not taxable.
Use the money as you see fit to cover expenses associated with a critical illness.
The choice of benefit level helps to give you control over the cost of your plan: $10,000, $20,000, $30,000, $40,000, $50,000
A Critical Illness plan can be applied for by itself or along with other health insurance plan(s). Combining multiple plan types can help you get the coverage that’s right for you. Pair this plan with Short Term Medical, Dental, and Vision for a well-rounded package.
Critical Illness insurance is supplemental insurance that pays a lump sum benefit if you are diagnosed with a covered illness. It is designed to help with the costs of treating and recovering from serious illness.
Ultimately, that decision is yours and unique to your situation. You can’t predict the future, but you can be prepared. Critical illness insurance can help supplement your income if a critical illness strikes.
A Critical Illness policy pays for:
Good candidates for a Critical Illness plan include:
That’s ultimately up to you and the needs of your situation. In 2020, according to a General Re Life Corporation market research survey, the average benefit amount per new critical illness insurance policy was just over $22,000.F41
Yes, there is a 30-day waiting period on Critical Illness benefits. First diagnosis must be made at least 30 days AFTER your effective date.
Bring your questions to our licensed insurance agents six days a week.
This policy has exclusions, limitations, reduction of benefits, and terms under which the policy may be continued in force or discontinued. For costs and complete details of the coverage, call or write your insurance agent or the company, whichever is applicable.