What Health Care Insurance in Ho Chi Minh City Covers COVID-19?

Health - Saigon/HCMC: April 6, 2020

The COVID-19 coronavirus, officially termed a global pandemic, has literally spun the world into lockdown. It is so important to play our part and STAY HOME. Protect ourselves, protect our family and friends, and protect our beautiful community. 

Read our article: MEDICAL ADVICE ON HOW TO PREVENT COVID-19 for some essential information and guidance on how to safeguard ourselves against the COVID-19 virus.

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Just as importantly, we need to remember to ask ourselves ... 

“If I test positive for COVID-19 coronavirus, does my current health insurance policy cover all costs?”

Below we’ve listed some health insurance options currently available to foreigners residing in Vietnam, in particular, policies that cover COVID-19 coronavirus treatments. If you’re aware of any other health insurance services that cover COVID-19 please do let us know so that we may update this list and continue to keep our community well informed.

STAY HOME. STAY SAFE. STAY HEALTHY.

SAIGON HANOI BANK (SHB) - NcoV Shield

- Eligible to all Vietnamese and foreign residents living, studying, working in Vietnam.

- No age restrictions.

- Payment for inpatient treatment of viral pneumonia of the Corona strain.

- Daily allowance of VND 100,000 per day during treatment.

- Benefit paid In the unfortunate case of death: VND 100 million.

- For more information CLICK HERE.

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MILITARY INSURANCE (MIC) - Corona Guard

Military Insurance (MIC) has launched CORONA GUARD with the desire to join hands to protect public health.

CORONA GUARD actively extends its application to include infants from 1 day old, to 70 year old adults, and all foreign citizens living and working in Vietnam.

MIC's CORONA GUARD is designed to be flexible with 3 packages of insurance at each participating level so customers can actively choose. For more information CLICK HERE.

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Package 1

- VND 29,000 / 3 months.
- Benefit paid in the unfortunate case of death: VND 50 million.
- Hospitalization (isolation/quarantine): VND 1,500,000 / 30 days (VND 50,000 per day x number of days lying).

Package 2

- VND 59,000 / 3 months.
- Benefit paid in the unfortunate case of death: VND 100 million.
- Hospitalization (isolation/quarantine): VND 4,500,000 / 30 days (VND 150,000 per day x number of days lying).

Package 3

- VND 119,000 / 3 months.
- Benefit paid in the unfortunate case of death: VND 200 million.
- Hospitalization (isolation/quarantine): VND 7,500,000 / 30 days (VND 250,000 per day x number of days lying).

PRUDENTIAL VIETNAM

- PLEASE NOTE: This policy is applicable ONLY to existing Prudential Vietnam health insurance policy holders. The program applies to individual customers who are the Policyholder and the Insured of both main and supplementary products of the Insurance Contract issued by Prudential and valid for the duration of the program.

- This is a special program for unfortunate customers who are infected with the 2019-nCoV virus from February 6, 2020 to April 30, 2020

- The program offers cash assistance that corresponds to the severity level based on the number of days a client is on hospital isolation. 

- With the duration of isolation / hospitalization for 3 to 9 days, the support value is VND 10 million / customer.

- With the duration of isolation / hospitalization for 10 days or more, the value of the support cash assistance of VND 20 million / customer. 

- For more information CLICK HERE.

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BAO VIET INSURANCE

- PLEASE NOTE: This policy is applicable ONLY to existing Bao Viet Life Insurance policy holders.

- Cash support offered to existing Bao Viet Life Insurance holders who are required to be tested / treated for COVID-19 infection.

- For more information CLICK HERE.

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