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Prudential extends free support to Singapore residents hospitalized due to COVID vaccine

First 100,000 customers and non-customers to sign-up can receive $100 per day of hospitalisation.

Prudential Singapore is providing all local residents, including non-customers, with a complimentary PRUSafe COVIDCover.

Effective 26 January, up to 100,000 Singapore residents who may have been hospitalized for side effects resulting from COVID-19 vaccinations may avail of the coverage. Non-Prudential customers may also avail of PRUSafe COVIDCover.

PRUSafe COVIDCover will give eligible residents a cash allowance of S$100 per day of hospitalization for up to 14 days, should they be hospitalized within seven days of receiving each COVID-19 vaccination dosage.

To avail, individuals must be aged 18 and above. They can access the plan on Prudential’s Pulse app from 26 January to 31 July 2021.

The plan is effective from 26 January or the date of registration and will end on 31 January 2022. 

Meanwhile, beginning 13 January 2021, new and existing customers of Prudential’s Integrated Shield Plan (IP) PruShield are automatically covered should they be hospitalised for side effects resulting from the COVID-19 vaccinations, with no change in premiums.

The same applies to employees of Prudential’s corporate and SME customers under Group Hospital & Surgical plans. In addition, they will be entitled to the benefits of PRUSafe COVIDCover if they are amongst the first 100,000 to sign up via Pulse.

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