Information on insurance for genetic conditions
Information on life and travel insurance for those affected by genetic conditions
Have you ever had difficulty accessing insurance because of a genetic condition? Or would you like to know more about what you have to tell insurers? Have you ever wondered what the Concordat and Moratorium on insurance for genetic conditions is and what it means for patients?
The booklet contains accurate and clear answers on these topics and many others. It covers an array of topics from genetic testing to family history and from an explanation of the Concordat and Moratorium to your privacy and what to do if you are rejected by an insurer.
The booklet on information on insurance for genetic conditions - Genetics and Insurance: what you need to know, what you need to tell.
Members of Genetic Alliance UK can also have their own logo added to the front cover of the booklet for distribution to their own members. If you are a member of Genetic Alliance UK and would like to do this, please contact
Guides to help explain life and travel insurance
We have produced two guides on the subject which should help to inform your decision when applying for travel or life insurance. The travel insurance leaflet and life insurance leaflet are designed to make it easier to apply for insurance
To find out more about our insurance projects please visit our insurance project pages:
- Genetics and Insurance: what you need to know, what you need to tell - Information on insurance for genetic conditions
- Insurance Templates
Recently we completed a project based around insurance for our members. This project looked at the problems which people with genetic conditions, particularly rare genetic conditions, faced when applying for insurance.
We worked with many insurers during this project to ensure that changes were brought about in the insurance industry. Through the project we developed a working partnership with the insurers below and found that they often have helpful policies for patients who have had difficulties with insurance. These insurers are:
We recommend having a look around at various companies and policies before committing to an insurance policy.