Accidents happen, and if you’re in one, you’ll soon find out that high out-of-pocket costs can add up quick. Direct Auto Insurance recognizes that sometimes it takes a little extra coverage to get you back on your feet. Our Accident Medical Expense1 Insurance can help cover some of those extra or unexpected costs. Direct is proud to offer this product to our customers because we know that there are times when major medical or comprehensive health insurance isn’t enough.
What are the advantages?
Not only does our Accident Medical Expense Insurance help pay for costs not covered by other insurance, but there is no cap on the number of covered accidents. Think of it as additional coverage to supplement your existing health coverage2.
Are there only certain types of accidents you cover?
Injured from a car accident? Fall off a ladder? Get hurt playing basketball? Accident Medical Expense Insurance covers many accidents. If you have more specific questions about your accident, give us a call or stop by one of our stores so we can help.
How do I know if I qualify? Do I have to be in network?
You are guaranteed qualification. Yes, you heard us right! It’s another pleasant surprise from Direct! There’re no health questions, no waiting periods and no network restrictions. Accident Medical Expense Insurance will pay you for your covered accident regardless of which doctor or hospital you visit!
Now you’re talking, so what are the benefit levels?
If your current health leaves you with high out-of-pocket costs, you can choose from options up to $10,000 per accident to help cover costs for your accident related injuries once you have met a $250 deductible per accident.
Are the premiums affordable?
We’re all about saving money at Direct, so we're pleased to let you know, that yes, this coverage is affordable! You can get this coverage for less than a dollar a day3. For example, a $5,000 benefit can be available for around $28 a month3.
Do you pay coverage for accidental death and dismemberment4?
Yes. The accidental death and dismemberment benefit would pay directly to you or your beneficiary depending on the benefit you selected. You could use these benefits for a wide variety of out-of-pocket expenses resulting from an accident.
Does Accident Medical Expense Insurance cover cancer, heart or stroke diagnosis?
Our Accident Medical Expense Insurance includes an optional Cancer and Heart-Stroke Rider4 that could pay different benefits directly to you in the event of a first-ever diagnosis of cancer and first-ever heart attack or stroke. It pays 100% of the selected benefit for life-threatening cancer, heart attack resulting from coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmia, and stroke resulting from cerebrovascular disease.
Are you financially prepared for out-of-pocket costs after an accident?
1 THIS PLAN PROVIDES LIMITED BENEFITS. The plan referenced in this article is underwritten by Time Insurance Company. Availability, qualifications, and amounts of coverages may vary. Other terms, conditions and exclusions apply. Not all products, discounts or payment plans are available in all states or distribution channels. Accident Medical Expense Insurance is subject to terms and conditions.
2This is not a Medicare Supplement Policy
3Monthly rate based on a 35-year old male residing in the 36107 zip code
4The benefit payout is variable based on the body part suffering dismemberment