UAE – Companies decline health coverage in the last hours
Thursday, 06 18 2015, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: U.A.E
Insurance companies decline the coverage of sickness cases in the last hours of the health insurance policy period in clear opposition with the law, insurance rules and the instructions of the authority.
The officials of the sector informed “Al Roeya” revealed that such action is illegal confirming that providing coverage and settling a claim is in line with the rights of the customer until the last minute of the insurance policy period.
Customers complained about the refusal of insurance companies to provide coverage in the last hours of the insurance policy although the policy contract defines the period until the last minute.
The Insurance Authority of the UAE said that the company cannot refuse coverage for a sickness or an emergency as long as the policy is still in-force.
Source: Al Roeya – UAE