“It won’t happen to me…”
You could be right. But what if you’re wrong?
Some Scary Facts
- There were 9.4 million hospital admissions in Australia in 2012/2013
- Hospital emergency departments in Australia dealt with 6.7 million incidents in 2012/2013
- The risk of being diagnosed with cancer before the age of 85 will be 1 in 2 for males and 1 in 3 for females.
What is Trauma Insurance?
Trauma insurance, also known as critical illness insurance, provides a lump sum benefit in the event that the life insured suffers a “critical condition” as defined by the insurance provider. It’s designed to help you recover financially from a trauma or crisis, such as a heart attack, stroke, cancer or other life-threatening condition.
How can Trauma Insurance help protect your family’s future?
Trauma insurance pays you a tax-free lump sum for a range of specified life-threatening illnesses or injuries and can be used to cover out of pocket expenses such as:
- Rehabilitation and recovery costs
- Refitting your home or relocating to more suitable accommodation
- Paying off outstanding debts or providing an ongoing income
- A professional carer
Cancer in Australia: an overview 2012, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2012
Australian hospital statistics 2012 – 13, AIHW, October 2013
Australian hospital statistics 2012 – 13, AIHW, April 2014