Recently, news broke on the “Million Dollar Baby” claim. Saskatchewan resident, Jennifer Huculak-Kimmel’s insurance provider denied payment for her daughter’s premature birth in Hawaii.
While we can’t speak to the details of this particular case, we can give you some general information about what our travel medical insurance would/wouldn’t cover for expecting mothers. In fact, we already have! To find out about Emergency Medical, Trip Cancellation and pre-existing conditions, read on: What You Need to Know Before Planning a Babymoon.
It’s important for all travelling expectant mothers to know coverage may be provided for the unexpected birth of their child while away; however, medical treatment incurred by their newborn following the birth, would not be covered.