What is Critical Illness Treatment and Support Insurance, and for which illnesses does it provide coverage?

Includes conditions that have a vital impact on human life which decreases the quality of life and requiringhigh-cost treatments such as: cancer, strokes (cerebrovascular conditions), myocardial infarctions (heart attacks), open heart bypasses as a result of coronary artery disease, heart valve transplants, and heart, liver, and kidney transplants. The policy covers the first 30 days of treatment for holders who contract any of the above conditions, after which a lump sum benefit payment is made dependent on survival.

What is the benefit limit of Critical Illness Treatment and Support Insurance?

Holders may choose between two benefit limits of 30,000 and 50,000 TL.

Who may take out a policy?

All Turkish citizens 18-50 years old found to be in fit medical condition may take out Critical Illness Treatment and Support Insurance. Policy holders may renew existing policies until the age of 55. The age of the holder is calculated by subtracting the present year from the holder's birth year.

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