Tuesday, March 17, 2009
WILL A HOSPITAL ACCEPT OUR MEDICAL CARD AS A GUARANTEE OF ADMISSION TO THE HOSPITAL WITHOUT A DEPOSIT?
A medical card is not a credit card and therefore will not be accepted by some of the hospitals in Malaysia. The medical card is to help panel hospitals to recognize us as policyholders of an insurance company.
Sometimes we have to pay a deposit and our medical bills ourselves first even we are admitted to a panel hospital. Why? To know the reasons, please read my post titled WHAT ARE THE REASONS A POLICYHOLDER CAN'T MAKE A CLAIM FROM AN INSURANCE COMPANY? (March 25, 2009).