Trauma insurance and pulmonary hypertension

Does trauma insurance protect against pulmonary hypertension?

Many trauma insurance policies will cover illnesses like pulmonary hypertension and can provide you with financial support throughout the treatment or recovery process. By making sure you have trauma insurance you will be making sure you are covering you and your family.

Find trauma or life cover for pulmonary hypertension

Understanding pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is an illness that will affect few people but can have massive effects on your lifestyle.

  • What is pulmonary hypertension? Pulmonary hypertension is an illness that affects the lungs, specifically the arteries that carry blood to the lungs. The high pressure is usually caused by a narrowing of the blood vessels. Since you heart has to work hard to pump the blood around your body the heart will weaken over time. Eventually, people with pulmonary hypertension have the tendency to experience heart failure.
  • Is there a treatment? If pulmonary hypertension is to be treated then the first point of action will usually be to treat the heart or lung disease that is causing the illness. This treatment can be done through medicines and oxygen’s. However, if symptoms are too bad then an organ transplant will usually be the last resort.

Trauma insurance provides help when you need it the most

While many people will not think that they will get sick a smart person will cover themselves anyway. The type of insurance that is available to people who are looking to cover against illness is:

  • What is trauma insurance? Trauma insurance is a insurance coverage that will cover you in the event that you develop a serious illness. Trauma insurance will usually cover a wide range of illnesses but will usually include pulmonary hypertension.
  • How will trauma insurance help you? Trauma insurance will often help you in many ways. Most people when they get sick with a major illness will want to take time off to recuperate and focus on getting better. If you have trauma insurance and you develop pulmonary hypertension you will be glad to know that the money that you receive will allow you to take some time off. Furthermore, if you get sick then there will usually be a lot of medical costs that will arise. The money that you receive from the trauma insurance can also be used to cover these costs so you will not find yourself short of any money.

What other conditions are covered by trauma insurance?

Trauma insurance can provide you with cover for a range of conditions including:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Major burns
  • Blindness
  • Coma
  • Deafness
  • Dementia
  • Coronary by pass surgery
  • Encephalitis
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Major organ transplant
  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • Heart attack
  • Occupational acquired HIV
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Stroke
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Chronic kidney failure
  • Loss of limbs or eye
  • Major head trauma
  • Multiple sclerosis

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Rates last updated February 17th, 2019
Name Product Maximum cover Maximum Entry Age Expiry Age Short Description
Get trauma insurance cover for 38 medical conditions including heart attack, stroke and coronary bypass surgery. Note: Check the PDS (Product Disclosure Statement) for full definitions of conditions.

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Richard Laycock

Richard is the Insurance Editor at Finder, wrangling insurance product disclosure statements for the better part of five years. His musings on insurance can be found the web including on Yahoo Finance, Travel Weekly and Dynamic Business. When he’s not helping Aussies make sense of insurance fine print, he is testing the quality of cocktails in his new found home of New York. Richard studied Media at Macquarie University and The Missouri School of Journalism and has a Tier 1 certification in General Advice for Life Insurance.

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