Mutuelles refused cover on age grounds

Several mutuelles have refused me top-up health insurance as I am over-75. What can I do? G.B.

It may seem discriminatory, but it is not illegal for top-up health insurers to refuse to insure someone on the grounds of their advancing age. Some top-up contracts also have clauses ending the cover after a certain age, such as 65 or 75 (they can only do so if ...

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