Allianz Malaysia launches Allianz Cancer Protect plan
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Allianz Malaysia Berhad has launched Allianz Cancer Protect to offer Malaysians flexibility in managing cancer diagnosis.
Improving cancer mortality hinges on awareness, early diagnosis and access to treatment but according to the Ministry of Health, in Malaysia, at least 60 percent of cancer cases are detected at Stage Three and Stage Four. Besides that, the Global Cancer Observatory 2018 report revealed there were 43,837 new cancer cases in Malaysia last year.
Allianz Malaysia Berhad’s Chief Executive Officer Zakri Khir said: “When it comes to cancer, one of the biggest challenges is still affordability of treatment. And that’s true anywhere in the world. The economic burden brought on by the disease can be grave. And with escalating medical costs, those diagnosed with cancer are often resigned to making difficult decisions to give themselves a fighting chance to battle the disease.”
Underwritten by Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad, the general insurance arm of Allianz Malaysia, Allianz Cancer Protect offers four plans – Plan 125 (for an Insured Amount of (RM125, 000); Plan 250 (RM250, 000); Plan 375 (RM375, 000); and Plan 500 (RM500, 000) – and a choice of Lump Sum Insured Amount (Coverage A and Coverage B) or Overseas Medical Treatment Benefit (with Coverage B only).
“With Allianz Cancer Protect, it is all about affording the policyholder with viable options for treatment. Having options when seeking medical treatment is like a lifeline. And when you are staring down cancer, it can be a game-changer. Allianz Cancer Protect gives policyholders the option to choose the type of plan and coverage, ultimately giving them the power to choose what suits them the best,” added Zakri.
Coverage A and Coverage B offers the following: