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Tangible Plan: Basic Critical Illness Insurance

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Blue Cross Tangible Plan – A Critical Illness Insurance with Basic Protection

No one ever wants to become critically ill, but despite our best efforts to stay healthy, these conditions may still occur. When you are diagnosed with a critical illness, your life savings could be depleted quickly if you do not have critical illness insurance to take care of such a situation.

If you and your family need critical illness insurance, Blue Cross has you covered. The Basic Critical Illness Insurance Tangible Plan provides basic coverage for many conditions affecting Canadians today while helping to keep more money in your pocket.

Why should I purchase Blue Cross Critical Illness Insurance?

A person’s health can change quickly, often when least expected. Being diagnosed with a critical illness places a large burden on you and your family, as the costs associated with treatment and recovery can accumulate quickly.

Blue Cross’s critical illness coverage helps ease the financial stress brought about by medical emergencies by providing you with coverage that often goes beyond that of traditional health insurance policies. While the plans are generally limited to a short list of serious illnesses, the premiums are affordable, allowing you to save money over time.

Learn more about your options for critical illness insurance today by comparing insurance quotes.

What benefits does my Blue Cross Critical Illness insurance include?

Blue Cross’s critical illness insurance coverage is part of the Tangible series of products. The basic plan provides coverage for up to five critical illnesses,

which include:

  • Cancer
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Heart attacks
  • Kidney failure
  • Strokes


The plan offers the following benefits:

  • 100% of the insured amount paid out as a lump sum
  • Up to $5,000 of coverage for the adaptation of your home and vehicle(s)
  • Up to $2,500 of coverage for travel costs for medical care or follow-up appointments
  • Up to $1,000 of coverage – $25 per day – to cover childcare and household assistance

Where can I get Basic Critical Illness coverage?

Like Blue Cross’s other insurance offerings, Tangible Plan critical illness insurance is available from most insurance brokers. While your broker may be able to provide you with several options, comparing insurance quotes lets you view plans and compare costs from all major providers.

Other Blue Cross Products

Get more details on Blue Cross’s other insurance products by visiting the links below.

  • Tangible Plan: Critical Illness Insurance for Children

    Protect your children with Blue Cross Tangible Plan: Critical Illness insurance for Children. A unique plan specifically designed for them with a lump sum benefit plus lots of added features. This plan offers coverage up to $1 million with additional options for Automatic Benefit Increase and Refund of Premium.

  • Tangible Plan: Basic Critical Illness Insurance

    Protect yourself and your family with Blue Cross Tangible Plan: Critical Illness insurance. It's a basic critical illness plan designed to cover today’s major critical illnesses. This plan offers coverage of up to $2 million for 5 critical illnesses as well as a return of premium option.

  • Express Plan: Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance

    Protect yourself and your family with Express Plan: Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance. It's a life insurance coverage with NO QUESTIONNAIRE or MEDICAL EXAM that will assist your dependents with final expense costs. You can select an amount of coverage up to $20,000 depending on your age at application.

  • Blue Vision Plan: Comprehensive Disability Insurance

    Get protected with Blue Vision Plan: Comprehensive Disability Insurance. It's a comprehensive disability plan designed for employed Canadians (self-employed, an employee of a business that does not offer group insurance, or a business owner). This plan offers coverage of up to $10,000 of disability insurance per month with flexible waiting and benefit periods.

  • Blue Cross Travel Insurance for Snowbirds

    Why do snowbirds choose Blue Cross? The Blue Cross Travel Insurance plan for Snowbirds is designed for Canadians who head to warmer climates each year. This plan offer optional deductibles on emergency medical care costs. Where possible, Blue Cross arrange payment directly with the hospital with 24/7 travel assistance for any emergency, anywhere you travel.

  • Blue Cross Travel Insurance for Visitors to Canada

    Welcome to Canada! Travel to Canada with peace of mind with Blue Cross Travel Insurance for Visitors to Canada. It's a travel insurance plan designed for visitors to Canada that offers emergency medical care fees and is also available for individuals who are visiting Canada on a super visa.

  • Blue Cross Travel Insurance for Families

    Complete travel protection for your family with Blue Cross Travel Insurance for Families. It's a travel plan designed for Canadian families that love to travel together. This plan offer a wide range of travel insurance options to meet your family’s specific needs with $5,000,000 emergency medical care per trip and up to up to $2,000 emergency dental treatment as a result of an accident and many more.

Additional resources

Read more about health insurance from these informative articles to help you decide in choosing the right coverage for you.


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