Definition:

The Trauma Benefit pays out a lump sum to the member should the member survive a covered traumatic event for 7 days.

This is a standalone benefit.

Options available:

Standard Cover – A claim is payable only once in the event of a traumatic illness.

Comprehensive Cover – Once an amount has been paid to a member owing to a traumatic illness, a benefit remains payable:

Waiting period:

A waiting period of 7 days will apply immediately following the date on which the traumatic illness was diagnosed. Should a member die before the end of the waiting period, no trauma benefit will be payable.

Pre-existing conditions:

For more information and a detailed list of traumatic illnesses and injuries covered by Sanlam please contact your Associate or the office.

Thank you and regards,
The TSA Team

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