Problems with life insurance – request for information

We are receiving a growing number of enquiries from people with ME/CFS who are having difficulties when trying to take out a new life insurance policy.

In some cases, the insurance company is no longer willing to cover people with ME/CFS. In other cases, the insurer is only willing to do so if the payments are loaded.

We would therefore like to heart from anyone who has tried to take out a life insurance policy in the past year with the intention of producing a list of companies that are still willing to cover people with ME/CFS and whether this acceptance then requires a loaded premium.

We also want to know of any insurance companies that are no longer willing to accept applications for life insurance cover from people with ME/CFS.

Please send your feedback to our ME Connect service at

We are also considering arranging a meeting with the Association of British Insurers to discuss this important issue.

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