I am traveling to the US and have diabetes. Is my diabetes covered by plans that cover acute onset of pre-existing conditions?
Ash, 14 Jul 2015
The individual may be covered only if the individual's attending physician determines that his or her diabetes is "acute." "Acute onset of pre-existing conditions" is defined as a sudden and unexpected outbreak or recurrence of a pre-existing Conditions which occurs spontaneously and without advance warning in the form of Physician recommendations or symptoms, is of short duration, is rapidly progressive, and requires urgent care. The Acute Onset of a Pre-existing Conditions must occur after the effective date of the policy. Treatment must be obtained within 24 hours of the sudden and unexpected outbreak or recurrence. A Pre-existing Condition that is a chronic or congenital condition or that gradually becomes worse over time will not be considered Acute Onset. To learn more, visit Acute onset of Pre-existing conditions
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