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Help Protect Yourself from the Unexpected with Accident Insurance

Jan 26, 2019 7:00:00 AM

By definition, an accident is neither expected nor intended; in other words, you don’t see it coming, and when it does ... you wish it hadn’t. Out-of-pocket medical costs are also an unexpected surprise for many when an accident occurs. If you or a family member falls from a ladder, breaks an ankle during a soccer game, or burns an arm while trying out the new electric pressure cooker; expenses that aren’t covered by health insurance may add up quickly.

 

For TMA members, help is available to pay for the out-of-pocket costs related to an accident. Now that you have health insurance in place for the new year, why not examine your family’s need for accident insurance coverage? Your health insurance is valuable, but accidents may bring with them expenses like deductibles, copays, out-of-network charges, travel expenses, and additional cost of living expenses that can add up very quickly. Many families with children who participate in sports may view accident insurance as a valuable protection, but the protection can be helpful for all individuals.

 

TMA Member Accident Insurance issued by The Prudential Insurance Company of America can be a great way to help alleviate any sudden financial burden that an unforeseen injury brings. This plan pays a benefit when you suffer a covered injury due to an accident - whether it is on the playing field, in the yard, at home, even in the car. The plan includes the following features:

 

• Coverage for a variety of accidents and injuries

• Benefits paid without needing to provide proof of expenses

• Benefits paid to you; use them for whatever you need

 

Have questions about your insurance needs? We're here to help - click here or call today

 

800-880-8181 7:30 – 5:30 CST Monday – Friday

 

What Accident Insurance Covers

 

The TMA Member Accident Insurance Plan covers bone fractures, joint dislocations, inpatient or outpatient hospital visits, dental or eye injuries, burns, and much more.

 

Receiving Benefits

 

Unlike some other plans, your benefit payment is made based on the diagnosis. There is no need to undergo treatment or provide proof of any expenses incurred prior to receiving payment, so you will receive payments as soon as possible.

 

You will be able to use your lump sum benefit in any way you would like. Whether you use it for prescriptions, out-of-pocket deductibles, copays not covered by health insurance, for day-to-day living expenses, or necessary caregiving; the choice is yours.

 

If you are a TMA member under age 65, you are eligible to enroll for this insurance protection. You can also enroll a dependent spouse or domestic partner under age 65, and dependent children under age 26.

 

If you have questions about accident insurance, we invite you to consult experienced advisors. TMA Insurance Trust advisors do not earn sales-based commissions – so you won’t feel any obligation or sales pressure; their sole mission is to help you find the plan that works for you. You can reach an advisor at (800) 880-8181, or if you wish, you can apply for TMA Member Accident Insurance issued by The Prudential Insurance Company of America at any time online. To get started, click here.

 

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For over 60 years, TMA Insurance Trust advisors have been serving Texas physicians, their families and staff. TMA Insurance Trust prides itself on offering unbiased information and strategies to members, along with exclusive group rates on a range of the highest-rated plans in the industry.

 

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This coverage is not health insurance coverage (often referred to as "Major Medical Coverage").

 

This type of plan is NOT considered "minimum essential coverage" under the Affordable Care Act and therefore does NOT satisfy the individual mandate that you have health insurance coverage. If you do not have other health insurance coverage, you may be subject to a federal tax penalty.

 

Group Accident Insurance coverage is a limited benefit policy issued by The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a Prudential Financial company, Newark, NJ. Prudential's Accident Insurance is not a substitute for medical coverage that provides benefits for medical treatment, including hospital, surgical and medical expenses and does not provide reimbursement for such expenses. The Booklet-Certificate contains all details, including any policy exclusions, limitations, and restrictions which may apply. If there is a discrepancy between this document and the Booklet-Certificate/Group Contract issued by The Prudential Insurance Company of America, the Group Contract will govern. Please contact Prudential for more information. Contract provisions may vary by state. Contract Series: 83500.
1016097-00001-00

 

Topics: Life Insurance, Disability Insurance

Posted by the TMA Insurance Trust Team
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