Daily Hospital Cash Benefit
A daily benefit paid for each day the Eligible Customer is Hospitalised during the Eligible Period, solely due to allergic reaction due to receiving a COVID-19 Vaccine, for a maximum of seven (7) consecutive days.
S$300 per day
1. The GREAT Vaccine Fund is offered by The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited (“GELS”) to an Eligible Customer (as defined below) for the Eligible Period (as defined below), and is valid from 15 January 2021 to
(a) 31 December 2021; or
(b) the date when an aggregate total of S$1 million has been incurred by the GREAT Vaccine Fund,
whichever is earlier.
2. “Eligible Customer” refers to an individual who is:
(a) a Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Resident with a valid National Registration Identification Card;
(b) residing in Singapore;
(c) medically eligible for vaccination, in line with the recommendations set out by the Ministry of Health (“MOH”) for vaccine suitability; and
(d) an Existing Great Eastern Customer* under an active policy as at 15 January 2021 or the recipient of an invitation from a Great Eastern Financial representative or selected partner who has registered for the GREAT Vaccine Fund.
*Existing Great Eastern Customer shall refer to:-
i) a life assured covered under any Life or Accident and Health policy, including Dependants’ Protection Scheme and Eldershield policies, issued by The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited; or
ii) the policyholder of any personal lines insurance policy under Great Eastern General Insurance Limited (except for single or one-way travel insurance policies).
3. “Eligible Period” refers to a period of three (3) months from the date the Eligible Customer receives the first dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine.
4. “Hospitalisation” or “Hospitalised” refers to the confinement of the Eligible Customer in a Hospital for twelve (12) consecutive hours or longer in which a room and board charge is made in connection with such confinement.
5. "Hospital" refers to an establishment constituted and registered in Singapore as a hospital for the care and treatment of sick and injured persons as bed-paying patients and which:
(a) has facilities for diagnosis and major surgery, provides 24 hours a day nursing services by registered nurses and is under the constant supervision of a Medical Practitioner; or
(b) is a Government/ restructured/ private specialist medical centre.
For the avoidance of doubt, the term “Hospital” does not refer to a clinic, an alcoholic or drug rehabilitation centre, a nursing, rest or convalescent home, a spa or a hydroclinic, a Community Hospital or similar establishment.
6. "Medical Practitioner" refers to any person qualified by degree in western medicine and legally licensed and authorised to practice medicine and surgery in Singapore, other than the Eligible Customer.
7. “COVID-19 Vaccine” refers to any COVID-19 vaccine which is approved for use in Singapore by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) and administered by an authorised healthcare professional in Singapore.
8. The Eligible Customer will receive the Daily Hospital Cash Benefit as shown in the table above (“Benefits”) at no cost.
9. Notwithstanding the terms and conditions set out herein, no Benefits shall be paid out if the submission date of the claim by the Eligible Customer falls outside the validity period of the GREAT Vaccine Fund as set out in Clause 1. For the avoidance of doubt, the claims submission date shall be taken to be the date the Eligible Customer submits the documents required in Clause 15 below and the receipt of the said documents is acknowledged by GELS.
10. Each Eligible Customer will only be entitled to receive the Benefits once regardless of the number of Hospitalisations during the Eligible Period.
11. To be entitled to the Benefits, the Eligible Customer must be:
(a) Certified by a Medical Practitioner to have suffered from an allergic reaction during the Eligible Period, solely as a result of a COVID-19 Vaccine; and
(b) Hospitalised as a result of the allergic reaction, where the Hospitalisation must be considered Medically Necessary.
12. “Medically Necessary” shall mean a treatment which is ordered by a Medical Practitioner which is:
(a) provided for the direct treatment of a medical condition;
(b) appropriate and consistent with the symptoms and findings or diagnosis and treatment of that medical condition;
(c) provided in accordance with generally accepted medical practice;
(d) the most appropriate supply or level of service which can be provided on a cost effective basis; and
(e) not of an experimental nature, not of an investigative nature and not in the nature of research.
13. The Eligible Customer will not be entitled to the Benefits where the Hospitalisation was caused directly or indirectly by Pre-Existing Condition.
14. "Pre-Existing Condition" refers to any condition, illness, disease, disability or defect, including but not limited to history of a severe allergic reaction (e.g. anaphylaxis) to any component of a COVID-19 Vaccine, for which:
a) the Eligible Customer has sought medical advice, been investigated, diagnosed, hospitalised, received medical treatment, undergone surgical operation, or been prescribed drugs at any time prior to receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine; or
b) signs and symptoms manifested prior to the Eligible Customer receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine, which would have caused a prudent person to seek medical advice or counselling, undergo investigation or diagnostic tests, receive medical treatment, undergo surgery, be hospitalized, or be prescribed drugs.
15. To be entitled to the Benefits, an Eligible Customer will have to submit the following documents to MedicalClaims-SG@greateasternlife.com:
a) Hospitalisation claim form, including Doctor’s Statement.
· The claim form and Doctor’s Statement can be downloaded from our corporate website. Under the field of entry for policy number, please indicate “GREAT Vaccine Fund” and application number or policy number for an Existing Great Eastern Customer;
· In the event that an Eligible Customer is less than 18 years old, the claim form is to be completed and signed by the legal parent or guardian of the Eligible Customer.
b) A copy of your vaccination card;
c) A copy of the hospital bill which states the number of days you were hospitalised; and
d) A copy of your National Registration Identification Card.
16. The Benefits are underwritten by GELS.
17. GELS reserves the right to change any or all of the terms and conditions of this Fund and/or the Benefits in its sole and absolute discretion without any prior notice. Further, GELS has the sole and absolute discretion and final say in the interpretation and/or application of any of the terms of this Fund and/or the Benefits (including any assessment of claims eligibility).