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People in UK lie about health

8th January 2008
A survey by Norwich Union has revealed that one in 14 health insurance policies "may be null and void" due to customers lying on their application forms.

Fifteen percent of customers admitted to not telling the full truth about the state of their health when submitting their details by filling out the form.

Lead researcher Willie Mowatt, director of protection at Norwich Union, warned: "Finding out that you will not receive money from a policy can be distressing as well as financially crippling. So it's vital people disclose their full medical history at the outset of the policy."

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