Emergency Casualty Room Cover
In an emergency, you might need to see a doctor urgently after hours. Hospital casualty rooms are one of the best places to go.
This benefit helps to pay for casualty room costs when the medical emergency is not related to an accident.
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R2,000 per member per year
R4,000 per policy per year
R4,000 per member per year
R8,000 per policy per year
R6,000 per member per year
R12,000 per policy per year
How Does It Work?
What is Emergency Casualty cover?
Stated amounts per year are available to pay for medical. emergencies at a hospital casualty rooms.
The benefit is for events that are
- life threatening emergencies
- not accident related
The stated amounts available for claims depend on the level of cover that you choose. They are limited:
- per policy per year
- per member per year
How is this different to the Accident Casualty Benefit?
The difference is simply whether you visiting a casualty room for an accident event or for some other illness related reason.
If it was an accident that led you to the casualty room then the Accident Casualty Benefit applies.
If it was not accident but some other illness emergency reason then the Emergency Casualty Benefit applies.
What is the waiting period?
Emergency Casualty cover has a 1 month waiting period. You will be able to use the benefit 1 month after the member joins a policy.
Is authorisation required?
Yes. In general, all hospital related claims need to be authorised first.
Authorisation is a simple procedure where the administrator and the hospital determine:
- if the procedure you need is covered by your policy
- if you have available amounts left over after previous claims
The authorisation procedure is described on the Claims page.
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