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07 July 2011

Dread Disease Cover

Medical aid is one insurance most of us see the benefits of quite early on. Over the course of time, most people will have reason to be grateful for their medical funds.

Medical aid is one insurance most of us see the benefits of quite early on. It’s annoying when claims get refused, or when one reaches the limit on, say, dental spending way too early in the year – but by and large, over the course of time, most of us have reason to be grateful for our medical funds.

Dread Disease cover is not a top-up to medical aid cover, and pays out only upon diagnosis and survival of a set of specific diseases. The four major conditions which should be covered by all policies are stroke, heart attack, cancer and coronary artery bypass surgery, although individual policies may list many others.

 
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