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65% Of American Cancer survivors said they did not have sufficient income to cover out-of-pocket expenses for cancer treatment and other incurred debts related to the illness following treatment. 

Insights From Survivors: Managing the Personal, Emotional and Financial Impact of Cancer, Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions, 2014.

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Critical Illness

Effective 1/1/2018

Critical Illness insurance provides a choice of $10,000, $20,000, or $30,000 lump-sum payment for a covered illness such as cancer, a heart attack or stroke. The cash benefits are independent from any claims or coverage provided by your medical insurance. The cash can help with the bills or added expenses that medical insurance may not be able to cover like co-pays, deductibles, or day-to-day living expenses:

Expenses not covered by your medical insurance

  • Deductibles and coinsurance
  • Caregiver expenses
  • Travel to and from treatment centers
  • Rehabilitation

Day-to-day living expenses

  • Rent or mortgage payments
  • Groceries
  • Child care
  • Utility bills

Enrolled employees and dependents each are eligible for a $50 wellness benefit each year. 

The Critical Illness coverage also includes the following value services:

Ability Assist®4

Ability Assist®4 Counseling Services provides access to Master’s- and PhD-degreed clinicians for 24/7 assistance if you’re enrolled in coverage and have a claim approved by The Hartford. This includes 3 face-to-face visits per occurrence per year for emotional concerns and unlimited phone consultations for financial, legal, and work-life concerns.


HealthChampion offers unlimited access to benefit specialists and nurses for administrative and clinical support to address medical care and health insurance claims concerns if you’re enrolled in coverage and have a claims approved by The Hartford.

General Information for The Hartford Critical Illness Insurance

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