The emergency your med-aid probably won’t cover

25 November 2019 - 07:00
Luiz’s first unpleasant surprise came when she called her medical scheme, Momentum, to report she’d been in an accident and had received emergency medical treatment.
Luiz’s first unpleasant surprise came when she called her medical scheme, Momentum, to report she’d been in an accident and had received emergency medical treatment.
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If you’re hurt in an accident as an Uber passenger, your medical costs should be covered, surely?

In theory, yes. But it’s not that simple in practice, as our story illustrates.

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