A better approach to managing critical illness
Advancements in medical technology can mean an increase in the chances of your employees surviving a critical illness or living with a critical illness for an extended period of time.
The UnitedHealthcare Critical Illness Protection Plan goes beyond making the lump-sum payout by also providing crucial support to help your critically ill employees recover and return to health.
Companies with 51 or more employees that have both medical and Critical Illness Protection Plan coverage from UnitedHealthcare experience the Bridge2Health advantages.
Seeing the Big Picture
Did you know that:
According to the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association, in 2010 in America1:
- 1.5 million people were diagnosed with cancer
- Every 40 seconds someone had a stroke
- Every 34 seconds someone had a heart attack
- The lifetime chance of cancer:
But the good news is more people are surviving these illnesses. The five-year relative survival rate for all cancers diagnosed between 1999 and 2005 is 68%, up from 50% in 1975-1977. And, between 1998 and 2008, mortality rates for cardiovascular disease and stroke declined by 30.6% and 34.8%, respectively.
1 2010 Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society; 2010 Heart and Stroke Statistical Update, American Heart Association.