What is a health insurance waiting period?
January 2023 – 15 min read
A waiting period is a period of time beginning when your policy first comes into force. Certain expenses you may incur during this time aren’t eligible to be claimed
Waiting periods can be waived in certain situations
If you’ve recently obtained health insurance coverage, make sure you’re aware of any waiting periods that apply
If you’re looking for personal health insurance, consider a plan that has no or minimal waiting periods, to let you take advantage of your coverage sooner.