Answered by Tom Conner
As with most things in the insurance world this varies wildly from insurer to insurer, some insurers do place a maximum age limit on starting a new policy which can be as low as age 65. However there are only a handful who have a maximum age limit as low as 65 with many insurers now allowing new joiners up to age 75 and some having no restriction on the age at which you can start a new plan.
Continuation option on business health insurance scheme
Given you are in an existing company health insurance scheme some insurers offer a continuation option for leavers of a group arrangement to continue the policy as a personal plan. If you do review the market when leaving your group scheme there are a number of points to consider including potential medical exclusions, the level of cover your require and which insurer best fits your needs.
Should you wish to discuss further please do not hesitate to give us a call and we will be able to point you in the right direction.
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