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Guardian: "People with mental illnesses refused access to insurance cover"

Discussion in 'Work, Finances and Disability Insurance' started by Andy, Jan 20, 2018.

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  1. Andy

    Andy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    https://www.theguardian.com/society...l-illnesses-refused-access-to-insurance-cover
     
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    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    How is this an 'exclusive'? Insurance companies have been openly doing this for decades.

    It looks like Mind and Rethink Mental Illness were involved in leading the Guardian to this 'exclusive'. I've not been particularly impressed by what I've seen from either of them in the past. Mind seems particularly poor.
     
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    Andy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Yeah, I wasn't to clear about that either. The reason I posted it was at least it's an example of it being openly reported on.
     
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    Maybe it's that the public mood is different now, and so the media are finding the "courage" to talk more openly about it?
     
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    Yeah - good to have you posting things like this. It was just the Guardian's presentation of it that was odd.
     
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