For patients or accident victims, timely access to healthcare is often critical for their survival and recovery. Therefore, the quick availability of an ambulance is vital. However, such service can be expensive, especially for modern ambulances with advanced medical equipment.
You can purchase an ambulance cover to overcome this. The premium stands at Rs.118 only. Comparing different policies by various insurance providers on an online marketplace like Bajaj MARKETS will help you select the most effective plan to cover the expenses of availing an ambulance during an emergency.
Read on to learn everything about the ambulance insurance policy before buying this plan.
The most important features of an ambulance cover policy are -
You can apply for an ambulance cover insurance policy in just 4 simple steps.
Your insurance provider will send you the policy details online.
The eligibility criteria for availing ambulance cover are as follows:
Age: You have to be between 18 and 65 years of age to apply.
The ambulance insurance coverage includes the following:
The plan covers the expenses of availing ambulance service up to Rs.5,000 if a doctor recommends the need for it.
The plan also covers the policyholder's accidental death within the coverage period and up to 12 months of having suffered the accident.
The details of the ambulance cover policy are as follows:
The plan provides hospitalisation coverage of up to Rs.20,000 and road ambulance expenses up to Rs.5,000.
The ambulance cover insurance policy is valid for a period of 1 year from the date of purchase.
You can use any of the online payment methods like debit or credit card, net banking, UPI, etc., to purchase the policy.
The following are not covered in an ambulance cover insurance policy:
An ambulance cover insurance policy does not cover medical treatments for pre-existing diseases.
If the insured person is hospitalised for fewer than 48 hours, the ambulance expenses will not be covered.
The ambulance cover insurance policy does not cover ambulance expenses for hospitalisation more than once.
You will need the following documents to make a claim for ambulance cover:
Medical practitioner’s certificate for transportation by ambulance
Receipt of ambulance expenses
Death certificate for accidental death
Other documents as required
In case you have any queries, you can have them resolved by reaching out to customer support at email@example.com.
No, the policy is sold by Manipal Cigna Health Insurance Co. Ltd. This is one of the many insurance service companies on the online marketplace of Bajaj MARKETS.
The ambulance cover is a pocket insurance policy. So you cannot renew it; you will have to purchase the policy once again to continue receiving benefits.
The maximum coverage for ambulance charges is up to Rs.5,000 and only after the transportation is approved by a medical professional. If the interstate ambulance service fulfils these criteria, then it will be covered under this policy.
No, the pocket insurance policy ambulance cover is significantly different from a complete health insurance policy.
No, the ambulance cover insurance policy will cover the ambulance transportation expenses of the policyholders only.