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Short Term Healthcare FAQs

If your question is not answered here, please call us on +44 (0)20 3551 6634 and one of our advisors will be happy to assist you with our Short Term Healthcare Insurance plan.

Am I eligible to purchase your Short Term Healthcare Insurance? | Is your Short Term Healthcare Insurance worldwide? | How long does Short Term Healthcare Insurance cover? | When would the Short Term Healthcare Insurance cover start and expire? | How Will I Receive Short Term Healthcare Insurance paperwork? | Are Short Term Healthcare Insurance policies renewable? | Can I pay monthly or do I have to pay upfront for Short Term Healthcare Insurance? | Can Short Term Healthcare Insurance Policies be Cancelled? | How many countries can I visit on a Short Term Healthcare policy? | English Short Term Healthcare Insurance

Am I eligible to purchase your Short Term Healthcare Insurance?

Most people living or working outside their country of nationality can purchase short term cover. To find out if you are entitled please apply on-line.

 

Is your Short Term Healthcare Insurance worldwide?

Yes, our Short Term Healthcare Insurance can cover you worldwide. However, there are also the following options:

  • Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Oceania; excluding China, Hong Kong and Singapore
  • Worldwide; excluding North America
  • Worldwide

 

How long does Short Term Healthcare Insurance cover?

Short Term Health Insurance is designed to cover individuals who will be abroad for under a year. A policy can be taken out for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 11 months.

 

When would the Short Term Healthcare Insurance cover start and expire?

Cover is effective from the moment of purchasing your Short Term Healthcare Insurance policy (or you can choose a date up to 90 days in advance) . The expiry date of your Short Term Healthcare Insurance cover will be the date that you select; as long as it is greater than 3 months and within 11 months of your chosen start date. The start and expiry date of your cover will be available in your documentation.

 

How Will I Receive Short Term Healthcare Insurance paperwork?

Once you have purchased a Short Term Healthcare Insurance policy you will receive confirmation and policy documents by email. You will also receive a hard copy of this document in the post along with your membership card.

 

Are Short Term Healthcare Insurance policies renewable?

No. Short Term Healthcare policies cover a specific time frame and are not renewable. However, you can purchase a new Short Term policy or International Healthcare policy to cover another period, depending upon your requirements. Either action would produce a separate and distinct policy.

 

Can I pay monthly or do I have to pay upfront for Short Term Healthcare Insurance?

The Short Term Healthcare plan is available as a one-off premium payment.

 

Can Short Term Healthcare Insurance Policies be Cancelled?

New policy holders can cancel the insurance within 14 days for whatever reason, so long as you have not made a claim against your policy, and you will be entitled to a full premium refund.

 

How many countries can I visit on a Short Term Healthcare policy?

This is completely up to you. Your cover will protect you whether you spend all your time in one country, or hop between destinations. Just make sure you select right area category when applying online.

 

English Short Term Healthcare Insurance

All of our policies are available to all nationalities, worldwide. However, please be aware that contract and documentation wording is currently only provided in the English language. Therefore, please ensure that you are fully conversant with English language before purchasing one of our plans.

 


 

THESE FAQS ARE INTENDED AS A GUIDE. FOR FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF HEALTHCARE COVER PLEASE REFER TO THE POLICY WORDING.

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