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Prudential Thailand offers free COVID-19 vaccination side effects coverage to its customers

Providing peace of mind to our customers who get a vaccine

Bangkok, Thailand, 31 May 2021 - Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited (“Prudential Thailand”) is pleased to offer free COVID-19 vaccination side effects coverage to its customers with an effective health rider*. This initiative reflects the company’s support to the vaccination programme of the Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health to help our nation achieve 'herd immunity'.

This initiative is in line with Prudential Thailand’s 'We DO Health' commitment to protecting the health and wellbeing of Thai people, especially during the ongoing pandemic. As an additional precaution, Prudential Thailand customers with an effective health rider who experience post-vaccination side effects will be eligible for the following benefits from 1 June until 31 December 2021:

  • Inpatient department (IPD) benefit, as stated in their policy, in case the customer is admitted to a hospital

  • An extended outpatient medical department (OPD) benefit** of actual expenses up to 1,000 THB per consultation (two claims maximum)

 

All claims of medical expenses as a result of COVID-19 will be supported by Prudential Thailand’s extra-care claims service. No registration is required for the free COVID-19 vaccination coverage.

 

Remarks

* These exclude 18 Critical Illnesses (CI) riders, and Group MRTA & Credit Life riders, and terms and conditions designated by the company.

** Extra OPD benefits shall not applicable to any Group Insurance Benefits

ABOUT PRUDENTIAL IN THAILAND

Prudential has operated in Thailand for more than 25 years through Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited. Prudential serves more than 1.6 million customers in Thailand and manages more than Thai Baht 112 billion of assets on their behalf. In 2020 the Thailand business grew IFRS operating profits by 23 per cent to USD 203 million and Life Weighted Premium by 8 per cent to USD 667 million. (31 December 2020 figures).