Travel insurers discriminate against 15% of UK population says Karma Insurance

He said that providers consistently contravene the Disability Discrimination Act which states ‘insurers are required by law to justify their position if they wish to treat people with medical conditions differently from others’.

“Premiums should be based on actuarial statistics and an in-depth knowledge of a condition, but there’s little evidence this happens,” commented Mr Wright. “As soon as people with pre-existing medical conditions ask for a travel quote, discriminatory assumptions are made

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