Hospital Indemnity Insurance 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. For a complete description of benefits, exclusions and limitations, refer to your certificate of insurance and riders.
*The definition of “hospital” does not include an institution or any part of an institution used as: a hospice unit, including any bed designated as a hospice or a swing bed; a convalescent home; a rest or nursing facility; a free-standing surgical center; a rehabilitative facility; 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.
**Covered facilities may vary based on your employer's policy.
Your Hospital Indemnity Insurance includes the following benefits:
Benefits are payable upon admission on an inpatient basis to a covered facility for confinement as an inpatient due to treatment of an injury or sickness.
Payable on a per day basis for a maximum of once per calendar year for events where the insured is not confined to a hospital.
Voya Cares® is not insurance coverage. It is a service offered through the Voya family of companies.
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**, on or after your coverage effective date. 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.
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:
Why should I enroll through my 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. Please refer to your enrollment materials or contact your employer.
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.
See the certificate and any riders for a complete description of benefits, exclusions and limitations.
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-HI2-POL-18; Certificate form #RL-HI2-CERT-18; and Rider forms: Spouse Hospital Confinement Indemnity Rider form #RL-HI2-SPR-18; Children’s Hospital Confinement Indemnity Rider form #RL-HI2-CHR-18; Continuation of Insurance Rider form #RL-HI2-CNT-18; Diagnostic Test Benefit Rider form #RL-HI2-DGR-18; Wellness Benefit Rider form #RL-HI2-WELL-18; Accident Benefit Rider form #RL-HI2-ACD-18; Critical Illness Rider form #RL-HI2-CIR-18; Waiver of Premium Rider form #RL-HI2-WOP-18; Hospital Confinement Endorsement form #RL-HI2-END-22.
Tom and Becky had not planned on starting a family yet but, eight months later, little Andrew came into the world. Fortunately, Becky had Hospital Indemnity Insurance with an Admission Benefit through her employer. The benefit she received from this coverage helped cover her medical deductibles and co-pays, as well as Tom’s parking and meals, during her two-day hospital stay.
Example out-of-pocket expenses incurred during two-day hospital stay:
|Health insurance deductible||$1,500|
|Meals & parking||+||$40|
|Total out-of-pocket expenses||$1,740|
|Example Admission Benefit
(Payable for the first day of hospital confinement, once per confinement)
|Example daily benefit paid under policy
(Payable for up to the number of days per confinement as indicated in your certificate)
|Total benefits paid||$700|
This is shown for illustrative purposes only. Actual results may vary. Average Hospital Indemnity Insurance claim paid from 1/1/2023 – 9/15/2023 was $1,628.99. For a complete description of your available benefits, exclusions and limitations, see your certificate of insurance and any riders.
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