Super Visa Insurance Policy for Cancer Patients

Super Visa Insurance policy cover Cancer

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Does Super Visa Insurance policy cover Cancer?

Cancer is the abnormal or malignant growth of cells which spread throughout the body destroying healthy tissue. The diagnosis of cancer is usually confirmed by a biopsy and the extent of the disease is established by other tests. Depending on its severity, cancer can be life threatening or can be easily cured. Cancer in situ and the other exclusions (except for a tumour developing in the presence of HIV) are not considered life threatening and their treatment has a fairly high success rate.

  • When cancer cells have not spread beyond the structure of the tumour itself, the cancer is referred to as in situ. This is the initial stage of cancer. Once it begins invading the adjacent structures, it is no longer considered in situ.
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When buying Super Visa insurance policy in Canada from a Canadian Insurance company, one must look into the definitions, exclusions, eligibility, type of cancer covered. Every insurance company has its own independent offering.

For example:

  1. Allianz Insurance company does not cover Cancer as pre existing condition in Super Visa policy in following cases:
  • has been diagnosed with stage 3 or 4 cancer; or
  • has received treatment for any cancer (other than basal or squamous cell skin cancer or breast cancer treated only with hormone therapy) in the past 3 months; or
  • requires assistance with activities of daily living as the result of a medical condition or state of health.
  1. Destination Insurance company covers pre existing condition in following cases:

This policy will not provide coverage, provide services, or pay claims for expenses incurred directly or indirectly as a result of:

  1. a) If you are 79 years of age or under

on the application date and selected Option 1 at the time of application:

Any pre-existing medical condition unless it was stable in the 120 days immediately before the effective date.

  1. b) If you are 79 years of age or under

on the application date and selected Option 2 at the time of application:

Any pre-existing medical condition.

  1. c) If you are 80 years of age or over on the application date: Any pre-existing medical condition.
  2. Any sickness for which symptoms occurred within:
  • 48 hours after the effective date, if you are age 85 or younger on your effective date; or
  • 15 days after the effective date, if you are age 86 or older on your effective date;
    except when this insurance is purchased:
  1. a) prior to the date of your arrival to Canada; or
  2. b) before the expiry date of your existing Visitors to Canada policy issued by the insurer.

Except:Any losses incurred when a diagnosis or treatment was received, prior to the effective date, for pancreatic cancer, liver cancer or any type of cancer that has metastasized (migrated to another organ from its original site).

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Frequently Asked Questions

When should I purchase medical insurance (Visitor to Canada) ?

You can buy the coverage before or after arrival. But we recommend you to purchase prior to arrival to Canada.

Why should I buy travel insurance?

Travel insurance protects you in the case of medical emergencies, delays, theft and the last–minute plan changes that can happen anytime, anywhere, whether you travel frequently or occasionally.

What is the maximum number of days I can buy travel insurance for?

This also depends upon different travel insurance providers. For more details contact us at our toll free number: 1 877 495 2525.
Email: office@lifecareinsurance.ca

What is a Deductible?

This represents the amount of eligible medical expenses that must be paid by the insured before the insurance company begins to reimburse for covered expenses. As an example, if you purchase a plan with $50 deductible and incur $200 of expense, the insurance company will begin to reimburse for expenses after you pay the first $50 of your medical bills.

Why should I contact Life Care Insurance?

You may need service for claims, date change, extension, and increase in coverage, more family member coming to visit or you traveling out of Canada. There could many reasons to contact us and we are committed to provide you satisfactory service as and when you need.
You can contact us through our Toll Free Number 1 877 495 2525.Email: info@lifecareinsurance.ca

Is Life Care Insurance an insurance company?

No, Life Care Insurance and Financial Experts Inc. is Canada’s one-stop insurance portal. We are an online insurance shopping tool, providing consumers with insurance information and quote of provide competitive from competing insurance companies, 24/7. We are not an insurance company, but we do work closely with most of Canada’s top insurance providers to deliver unbiased information and quotes to our clients.

Is there any cost for getting quotes through lifecareinsurance.ca?

Absolutely not; the portal is a free online service where you can get unbiased quotes.

Requirements to Qualify for Super Visa

  • Parent or grandparent of Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  • The person must be allowed to enter Canada.
  • In the application one must Provide proof that your child or grandchild meets the minimum income threshold.
  • The sponsor must give a written statement that he or she will give you financial support.
  • Letter of invitation from your child or grandchild.
  • Have medical insurance coverage for one year with a minimum of $100,000 coverage.

Frequently Asked Questions

When should I purchase medical insurance (Visitor to Canada) ?

You can buy the coverage before or after arrival. But we recommend you to purchase prior to arrival to Canada.

Why should I buy travel insurance?

Travel insurance protects you in the case of medical emergencies, delays, theft and the last–minute plan changes that can happen anytime, anywhere, whether you travel frequently or occasionally.

What is the maximum number of days I can buy travel insurance for?

This also depends upon different travel insurance providers. For more details contact us at our toll free number: 1 877 495 2525.Email: office@lifecareinsurance.ca

What is a Deductible?

This represents the amount of eligible medical expenses that must be paid by the insured before the insurance company begins to reimburse for covered expenses. As an example, if you purchase a plan with $50 deductible and incur $200 of expense, the insurance company will begin to reimburse for expenses after you pay the first $50 of your medical bills.

Why should I contact Life Care Insurance?

You may need service for claims, date change, extension, and increase in coverage, more family member coming to visit or you traveling out of Canada. There could many reasons to contact us and we are committed to provide you satisfactory service as and when you need.

You can contact us through our Toll Free Number 1 877 495 2525.Email: info@lifecareinsurance.ca

Is Life Care Insurance an insurance company?

No,  Life Care Insurance and Financial Experts Inc. is Canada’s one-stop insurance portal. We are an online insurance shopping tool, providing consumers with insurance information and quote of provide competitive from competing insurance companies, 24/7. We are not an insurance company, but we do work closely with most of Canada’s top insurance providers to deliver unbiased information and quotes to our clients.

Is there any cost for getting quotes through lifecareinsurance.ca?

Absolutely not; the portal is a free online service where you can get unbiased quotes.

I found a rate lower elsewhere. Why is that?

The portal offers quotes from some of Canada’s leading insurance companies – but not all of them. If you have a rate through a group program or enjoy discounts from your current provider because you’re a long-standing customer, you may find a better rate elsewhere. 

IF you are getting low rates as compared to us , Please feel free to contact us .Via all Toll Free Number or Email at : office@lifecareinsurance.ca

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You are protected by The Privacy Act of 1983, whichlimits the collection, use and disclosure of your personal informationgives you the right to access and correct personal information which has been collectedYou can learn more from the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat.

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You are also protected by PIPEDA (the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act), which started taking effect in 2002. You must give consent before information about you is collected, used or disclosed. Ten principles apply:

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You can learn more from the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat.

What is a Pre-existing Condition?

Generally, pre-existing conditions are defined as any sickness, injury or medical condition for which the insured consults a physician, having symptoms, is hospitalized or medications are prescribed within a certain period before the effective date of coverage. Each insurance company treats pre-existing conditions differently and this is the major reason for declined Super Visa. The look back period may vary from 3 months to life time. Please, read the exclusion section in the insurance policy booklet for exact definition.

Is it possible to extend a Visitors Insurance policy term?

Most Visitors Insurance policies can be extended. Just call us or your insurance company prior to the expiration of the policy. The insured person must be in good health and should not have any pending Super Visa.

Can I cancel an insurance policy and receive a refund?

Most plans can be cancelled and the premium can be refunded before the effective date of the policy. Some administrative charges may apply.

Do I need to take a medical test before I can buy Visitors to Canada insurance?

No. There is no medical exam required prior to purchase. You just have to fill the form which comprises of a few medical questions. You must answer all questions honestly, as not doing so may void (cancel) your coverage.

Can I choose any doctor/hospital?

There are no restrictions where you seek medical service in Canada, as long as the amount charged by the providers is Usual, Customary and Reasonable for a particular service, treatment, or supply.

Can my parents buy health insurance from their home country?

According to the above quote from the government’s website, proof of Canadian medical insurance is required. While this may change in the future to a list of approved international carriers, the guidance so far is for visitors to purchase visitors insurance from a Canadian company.

Can I purchase a policy for my family members who are planning to come for a visit?

Yes. Any person can purchase a visitors insurance policy on behalf of someone coming to Canada.

Is the parent and grandparent super visa a multi-entry visa?

Parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have been found admissible to Canada and meet some other conditions are eligible for the Super Visa as stated by Canadian Government.

Can I get a discount if I buy visitor's insurance for 2-3 people visiting together to Canada?

You can apply for a quote online by visiting our website or call our toll free number. After going through your requisites we will be able to give you a competitive rate.

Can I get Super Visa Medical Insurance for ages: 87, 88, 89 and above?

In case your parents or grandparents are above 87 years of age then call us for special rates @ 1 877 495 2525.

Can we cover Diabetes as a Pre-existing Condition under Super Visa Insurance?

Yes, the coverage depends on stability period, complications, age and other medical issues. In most cases we can cover the pre-existing condition; but we advise you to talk to live agent or refer to policy manual.

Which Super Visa Insurance plan is the best; with deductible or no deductible?

This represents the amount of eligible medical expenses that must be paid by the insured before the insurance company begins to reimburse for covered expenses. As an example, if you purchase a plan with $50 deductible and incur $200 of expense, the insurance company will begin to reimburse for expenses after you pay the first $50 of your medical bills.

Refund of money in case of visa refusal?

In case your Super Visa application is refused you will get the full premium refund. You will have to provide proof of the rejection of your super visa application in order to process the cancellation request.

In case parents or grandparents go back to their home country, is there an early refund of premium?

If parents or grandparents decide to go back before their Super Visa expires after 12 months, a prorated refund is available. You only pay for the months they stay in Canada. Note:- Partial refunds are possible, only if there are No Claim(s) on the policy.

What is the recommended amount of insurance benefit to purchase?

Generally one should to purchase at least 100,000 $ of medical insurance coverage as hospital cost for visitor to Canada can run up to 2500 $ Per Day.But, one should consider all aspects not limited to age, Health status, Pre-existing condition etc.

Special Note: For super visa application; one must buy at least $ 100,000 medical insurance from Canadian Insurance Company.

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