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What if I already have a life insurance policy taken out before I tested positive to HIV?

Great. If you already have a policy in place with no HIV or diabetes exclusions, it's probably worth keeping. Anyone who took out a life insurance policy before they tested positive to HIV or diabetes, should think very carefully – and seek our professional specialty advice – before they ever cancel it.

  • If you took out a life insurance policy before you tested positive for HIV or diabetes, you are not usually required to inform your original insurer about any changes to your health.
  • (And even if you do, they cannot change the existing policy or increase the premiums for that reason). In the event of the policyholder’s death, the life insurance policy would pay out as normal. (Unless the policy specifically states that HIV or diabetes diagnosis invalidates it).
  • We have clients with old legacy life insurance policies still in place and we simply manage them for our clients so all their important insurance is under one roof and easier to administer if a claim were ever to happen.

If you have an older policy and want to know if its a keeper, get in touch for a confidential chat.

If you'd just feel more comfortable having a specialist professional adviser managing all your existing policies for you with privacy, respect and understanding, you might like to learn more about our Transfer and Manage My Existing Policy Service.

About Us provides support to those people who insurance companies leave behind. We believe in giving every person the power to use life insurance products to protect & provide for their loved ones, their businesses and their legacy — free from barriers of stigma and discrimination.

We know that, as an LGBTQIA+ person (or someone who goes without labels entirely), you have specific financial advice, life insurance and privacy needs.

We're committed to serving the LGBTQIA+ community and its Allies. For us, it's about #AdviceEquality.

Make us part of your story so should the unexpected happen to you or whoever is family to you, you'll have a backup plan in place to help you financially recover and life can still get better for somebody you love.


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