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Hospital Indemnity Insurance

Group Name: The Claremont Colleges
Group Number: 712230

Get a daily benefit if you have a covered stay in a hospital, critical care unit or rehabilitation facility.

Hospital Indemnity Insurance can help ease the financial burden of a hospital stay. It pays a daily benefit if you have a covered stay in a hospital, critical care unit, or rehabilitation facility on or after your coverage effective date. Hospital Indemnity Insurance is a limited benefit policy. This is not health insurance and does not satisfy the requirement of minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Your Hospital Indemnity Insurance includes the following benefits:

Initial Confinement Benefit

The Initial Confinement Benefit provides an additional benefit payment for the first day you spend in a hospital, critical care unit or rehabilitation center. Your spouse and/or child(ren) are also eligible for this additional benefit if they have Hospital Confinement Indemnity Insurance coverage.

Additional services included:
Voya Cares®

Voya Cares® is not insurance coverage. It is a service offered through the Voya family of companies. 

We are committed to being a leader in making a positive difference in the lives of individuals with special needs and disabilities - as well as their families, caregivers and other providers - by offering a depth of resources focused on education, planning and solutions through its Voya Cares® program.

What is Hospital Indemnity Insurance?

Hospital Indemnity Insurance pays a daily benefit if you have a covered stay in a hospital*, critical care unit or rehabilitation facility. The benefit amount is determined based on the type of facility and the number of days you stay. This is a limited benefit policy. Hospital Indemnity Insurance is not health insurance and does not satisfy the requirement of minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act. 

*A hospital does not include an institution or part of an institution used as: a hospice care unit; a convalescent home; a rest or nursing facility; a free-standing surgical center; a rehabilitative center; an extended care facility; a skilled nursing facility; or a facility primarily affording custodial, educational care, or care or treatment for persons suffering from mental diseases or disorders, or care for the aged, or drug or alcohol addiction. See the certificate for details.

How can Hospital Indemnity Insurance help?

You can use the benefit however you would like. While coverage amounts may vary, below are a few examples of how you could use your benefit: 

  • Medical expenses, such as deductibles and co-pays
  • Travel, food and lodging expenses for family members
  • Child care
  • Everyday expenses like utilities and groceries

Why should I enroll through my employer?

  • Rates are typically lower when you purchase group coverage through your employer.
  • Premium amounts are deducted from your paychecks, so you don’t have to worry about paying another bill.

Can I purchase coverage for my spouse and child?

Coverage is available for your eligible spouse and your eligible children up to age 26* as defined in the certificate of insurance and riders, if employee coverage is elected.

*Standard ages may vary.

How much does it cost?

The cost of Hospital Indemnity Insurance varies. It is very likely that your monthly premium will be less than your monthly lunch budget.

Do I need to provide health information when I apply?

No. There are no medical questions you need to answer or medical tests to take in order to get coverage.  Pre-existing conditions may apply.  

This is a summary of benefits only. A complete description of benefits, limitations, exclusions and termination of coverage will be provided in the certificate of insurance and riders. All coverage is subject to the terms and conditions of the group policy. If there is any discrepancy between this document and the group policy documents, the policy documents will govern. To keep coverage in force, premiums are payable up to the date of coverage termination. Hospital Confinement Indemnity Insurance is underwritten by ReliaStar Life Insurance Company (Minneapolis, MN), a member of the Voya® family of companies. Policy Form #RL-HI-POL-12 and Certificate Form #RL-HI-CERT-12.  Form numbers, provisions and availability may vary by state.

Hospital stays aren’t cheap. And even with medical insurance, there are still a lot of out-of-pocket costs to consider.

Example expenses incurred during two-day hospital stay:

Health insurance deductible $1,500
Co-pays $200
Meals and parking + $40
Total out-of-pocket expenses $1,740

Example daily benefit paid under policy
(Daily benefit amount x 2 days) $400
Example Initial Confinement Benefit
(10x the daily benefit amount)
+ $2,000
Total benefits paid $2,400

The amounts shown above are for illustrative purposes only. Actual costs/results may vary.

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