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AIG Cancer Care Plan - Here When You Need Us

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis is one of the most difficult things that can happen in anyone’s life. If you or a family member receive a cancer diagnosis, your present insurance may not be enough to cover all your expenses. Our Cancer Care Plan is designed to give you cash in hand to help you and your family during this very difficult time.

Cancer facts

This year in Ireland, it's estimated that someone will be diagnosed with cancer every 3 minutes.[1]

Cancer facts

Most people survive cancer. However, cancer patients and their loved ones are facing a financial crisis while going through treatment[2].

Cancer facts

The average cost to someone dealing with cancer is €756 a month. This can rise in some cases to over €1,000.[3]

 

 

What is the AIG Cancer Care Plan?

‘We have fused together financial and wellbeing support in the event that you are diagnosed with cancer.’

Our affordable cover starts at €3.50 a month[4] and our benefits are designed to help you with the financial consequences and implications of a cancer diagnosis. In addition we provide a range of health and wellbeing services.

 

✔ Your Cash In Your Hand

 Unlike health insurance, our plan pays you directly

✔ Covered All Day, Every Day

 You’ll be covered 24 hours a day/365 days a year for all types of cancer. [*]

✔ Freedom of Choice

 You use the money how you wish; pay off bills, taxis or to take a holiday

✔ More Than Insurance

Enjoy a healthier you with annual access to our Health & Wellness Club [4]

 

[*]If you've had a previous diagnosis you may be subject to exclusions. Please read your policy document.

 

 

Getting covered is simple and takes 5 minutes

 

HOW THE AIG CANCER CARE PLAN WORKS

With the AIG ‘Cancer Care Plan’, AIG offers benefits to help you if you have been diagnosed or are receiving treatment for Cancer with cash paid directly to you and for you to use any way you want to. Our cover is designed to give you financial aid and can work as a supplemental insurance to help you with what your health insurance plan might not give you i.e. cash benefits

how cancer care works

#1. You get an unexpected cancer diagnosis.

cancer treatment

#2 You begin treatment with your hospital or clinic.

cash plan

#3 Access AIG's additional health & wellness supports.

quick claim

#4 You get Cash in hand for you to use as needed.

 

 

Free Membership to the AIG Health & Wellness Club

For as little as €3.50 a month you get a free annual membership to the AIG Health & Wellness Club which includes an online gym and access to a range of benefits that you can use anytime, once covered with the AIG Cancer Care Plan. T&Cs apply. [4][5]

 

A CHOICE OF LEVELS WITH THE CANCER CARE PLAN

Using the table below you will find a list of our financial benefts. We offer two levels of our Cancer Care Plan; Standard Cover and Double Cover. Double Cover offers the same benefits as Standard Cover but to a higher amount of payments. You can see a breakdown of this price difference below or by viewing our Insurance Product Information Document.

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Cancer Care Plan - Cover Level Comparison
  Standard Cover Double Cover

Diagnosis

€7,500 €15,000

Income Benefit (1 year)

€625/Month €1,250/Month

After Surgery

€4,000 €8,000

Day-case surgery (5 visits)

€100/Visit €200/Visit

In-patient hospitalisation (100 days)

€125/day €250/day

Total Benefit

€32,000 €64,000

For an indepth look at each benefit please read our policy document.

 

 
 

CANCER CARE PLAN ADVISORY SERVICE

As well as providing financial help when you claim, the Cancer Care Plan also provides emotional support and guidance through the AIG Medical Management Services (AIG MMS). Besides unlimited access to a Medical Case Manager by telephone for as long as you need help and support, they can also:

 

1) Provide you with specialist information and advice regarding all aspects of your health care journey.

2) Arrange a course of complimentary therapy or counselling to the value of €300 offering a more holistic approach. 

3) Your personal medical case manager has a wealth of knowledge around all aspects of treatments and supports and can also help you get in touch with additional support groups and charities.

 

 
 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You can find a list of our most frequently asked questions on our FAQ page. If you are looking to make changes to your policy you can find out how to do so on our Existing Customers page. You can also find a wide array of helpful tips and advice on our blog.

 

STILL HAVE A QUESTION?

You can contact our customer service team between 9am - 5pm on 1800 287 287. If you need help with your existing policy or are looking to renew, you can find all your relevant information on our Existing Customers page.

 

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Data Sources & Qualifiers:

[1] cancer.ie - Cancer statistics: Cancer incidence in Ireland. The National Cancer Registry, Ireland (NCRI) records information on all cancer cases occurring in Ireland.

[2 & 3] Irish Cancer Society: The Real Cost of Cancer 2019

Note: Our information is sourced from the following websites which you can also use to get facts, information and support materials if needed: Marie Keating Foundation | National Cancer Registry Ireland | Cancer.ie | Central Statistics Office

[4] Cover for an individual aged 18-29 non-smoker. Example correct as of 08/12/2020.

[5] AIG Health & Wellness Club & Online Gym is a service provided by Sports Pyhsio Ireland (SPI) through the portal Physio LEd Health and Fitness. Your access is tied to your active policy with AIG. You can find SPI's terms of use here. Offer is valid until 31/12/2021.

 

NOTE:

• Our products are available for Ireland residents only.

• You must be 18 years or over to purchase a policy.

• You can find a copy of our terms of business here