No blood tests if you buy life cover under lockdown
Regulator slams insurers for unnecessary exposure and detracting laboratories’ attention from Covid-19 pandemic
If you want to buy life cover during the lockdown, you will have to accept a limited cover policy until the lockdown is over and you can undergo a medical assessment.
The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has clamped down on insurers who continue to send out travelling nurses to conduct tests on life assurance applicants, claiming they are an essential service required during the lockdown. ..