GIG Health Insurance Dubai

GIG Gulf offers excellent health insurance plans that cover the major medical expenses arising due to illness. The insurer has five customised health insurance plans for Dubai and Northern Emirates residents and four health insurance plans for Abu Dhabi residents. These health insurance plans provide coverage across hospitals, medical outlets, and clinics worldwide, ensuring that the policyholders are covered and protected in each situation. ...read more

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The GIG Gulf health insurance policy was created more than two centuries ago in 1816, when GIG Gulf opened its doors in Paris, France. This French multinational insurance giant has spent close to 70 years in the Middle East market, offering competitively priced medical insurance and international scope of coverage that very few insurance providers could hope to cover.

GIG Gulf medical insurance can be availed of across numerous GCC countries such as Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and the UAE. GIG Gulf health insurance UAE has spent decades understanding the Middle East market in order to create the best health insurance policy.  Intensive research and decades of experience serving the Middle Eastern market lead to the creation of the ‘Health Perfect’ GIG Gulf medical insurance plans.

GIG Gulf Health Insurance Company offers 5 customized plans in Dubai & Northern Emirates and 4 health insurance plans in Abu Dhabi.

The above plans and premiums are for AED 1,000,000 Sum insured for 1 Adult of 30 Years for Dubai city.

Top GIG Gulf Health Insurance Plans in Dubai

Smart Health Plans Yearly Maximum (AED) Outside area of cover Price
Global 75,00,000 worldwide up to AED 750,000 View Quotes
Regional 25,00,000 worldwide up to AED 250,000 View Quotes
Gold 5,00,000 worldwide up to AED 50,000 View Quotes
Silver 2,50,000 not covered View Quotes
Bronze 1,50,000 not covered View Quotes
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Features & Benefits of GIG Gulf Health Insurance

GIG Gulf health insurance Dubai offers a plethora of world-class features and benefits, which are expanded upon below:

Seamless Connectivity

GIG Gulf boasts of an extremely impressive international presence, with branches across nearly every continent in the world. As such, GIG Gulf health insurance price is offered across tons of countries all over the world. The GIG Gulf medical insurance is available across thousands of hospitals, clinics and other medical outlets all over the world, ensuring that policyholders are protected no matter where they are.

Flexible Plans

Tailored for customers from every economic segment in the UAE, the GIG Gulf health insurance price comes in 7 different variants, offering an eclectic blend of coverage that customers can avail of. These 7 GIG Gulf medical insurance variants are designed to allow customers to avail of a plan that is most reasonably priced for them, without missing out on any crucial coverage. 

Cancer Expenses

GIG Gulf medical insurance plans also cover cancer treatment expenses incurred by the policyholder, up to the policy limit. In the highest variant of the GIG Gulf health insurance plan, policyholders may avail a maximum limit of AED 10 million. This is an exceptionally generous limit that is unmatched by most insurance providers in the UAE.

Customer Support

The GIG Gulf health insurance customer support team works tirelessly around the clock to provide real-time support and clarify doubts. In fact, no matter where a policyholder may be, they can rest assured that there will be an GIG Gulf medical insurance uae support staff member available to help.

High Claim Settlement Ratio

GIG Gulf UAE health insurance Company has one of the highest claim settlement ratios among all well-known and reputed health insurance providers in the UAE. That being said, it offers fast online reimbursement of claims that the policyholder may have paid.

Medical Assistance

Customers can get round the clock free medical teleconsultation with certified doctors if in case they need any sort of medical advice before seeking treatment.

Comprehensive Covers

All the customized health insurance plans offered by the GIG Gulf Medical Insurance Company provides comprehensive coverage which includes inpatient cover, outpatient cover, pre-existing and chronic medical conditions.

Access to MYGIGGulf  App

Customers are provided with the access to MYGIGGulf App to have all their healthcare needs in one place including their electronic healthcare card.

Personal Accident Cover    

Ranging from AED 25,000 to AED 150,000, the GIG Gulf medical insurance policy offers personal accident coverage that protects the policyholder in the event of accidental death. In the event of a policyholder’s death, their immediate family members are reimbursed with the stipulated amount as a lump sum.

Network Hospital

GIG Gulf network list consists of six different networks which work both locally and internationally. The GIG Gulf network hospital list in the UAE contains, Star, Diamond, Crystal, Pearl, and Star Plus. The international medical treatments are dealt with by the international directory of hospitals and the Star Plus Network

The Types of GIG Health Insurance Plans

The GIG health insurance plans are available in 5 variants under the name of ‘Smart Health’. Some of the various GIG medical insurance Smart Health plan details are as follows:

Smart Health Global

This GIG health insurance plan offers a maximum yearly limit of AED 7,500,000 and is applicable everywhere except the USA.

Smart Health Regional

This GIG medical insurance plan offers a maximum yearly limit of AED 2,500,000 and is applicable in GCC (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, and the UAE) plus, Syria, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, India, Algeria, Morocco, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Indonesia, Korea, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Bhutan and Nepal.

Smart Health Gold

This GIG health insurance plan offers a maximum yearly limit of AED 500,000 and is applicable in the UAE plus any of Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and Bhutan being the policyholder’s home country.

Smart Health Silver

This GIG medical insurance plan offers a maximum yearly limit of AED 250,000 and is applicable in the in the UAE plus any of Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and Bhutan being the policyholder’s home country.

Smart Health Bronze

This GIG health insurance plan offers a maximum yearly limit of AED 150,000 and is applicable in the UAE only.

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GIG Medical Insurance Plan Inclusions

The table below contains details on the plan-wise inclusions of the 5 Smart Health policies offered by GIG health insurance. This is applicable for Dubai and the Northern Emirates of the UAE only.

 GIG Health Insurance- Dubai & Northern Emirates
  Smart Health Global Smart Health Regional Smart Health Gold Smart Health Silver Smart Health Bronze
Yearly Maximum Max yearly limit: AED 7,500,000 Max yearly limit: AED 2,500,000 Max yearly limit: AED 500,000 Max yearly limit: AED 250,000 Max yearly limit: AED 150,000
Coverage Area Globally Offered everywhere except the USA. Offered in GCC, Syria, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, India, Algeria, Morocco, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Korea Indonesia, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, the Philippines.   Offered in UAE plus any of Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and Bhutan being the policyholder’s home country.   Offered in UAE plus any of Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and Bhutan being the policyholder’s home country Offered in the UAE only.
Coverage for outside area Globally a maximum of AED 750,000 Globally a maximum of AED 250,000 Globally a maximum of AED 50,000 Not covered Not covered
Inpatient network (GIG-1) STAR Plus & International Directory of Hospitals (GIG-2) STAR & International Directory of Hospitals (GIG-3) Diamond (GIG-4) Diamond (GIG-5) Crystal
Outpatient network (GIG-1) Star (GIG-2) Diamond (GIG-4) Diamond (GIG-5) Crystal (GIG-6) Pearl
Inpatient coinsurance nil nil Nil Nil 20% (capped at AED 500/per episode & AED 1000/per annum)
Outpatient coinsurance 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Maternity Coverage Maternity delivery costs covered up to AED 25,000. Maternity delivery costs covered up to AED 20,000. Maternity delivery costs covered up to AED 15,000. Maternity delivery costs covered up to AED 10,000. Covered up to AED 7,000 for normal delivery and AED 10,000 for C-section.
Dental Cover Dental cover offered up to AED 4,000. 20% co-insurance applies to this benefit. Dental cover offered up to AED 2,000. 20% co-insurance applies to this benefit. Dental cover offered up to AED 1,000. 20% co-insurance applies to this benefit. Not covered Not covered
GIG360 (teleconsultation) covered Covered covered covered Not covered

(Updated as of December 2020)

The GIG medical insurance plan-wise inclusions for Abu Dhabi residents are as follows:

 GIG Health Insurance- Abu Dhabi
  Smart Health Global Smart Health Regional Smart Health Gold Smart Health Silver
Yearly Maximum Max yearly limit: AED 7,500,000 Max yearly limit: AED 2,500,000 Max yearly limit: AED 500,000 Max yearly limit: AED 250,000
Coverage Area Globally Offered everywhere except the USA. Offered in GCC, Syria, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, India, Algeria, Morocco, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Korea Indonesia, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, the Philippines.   Offered in UAE plus any of Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and Bhutan being the policyholder’s home country.   Offered in UAE plus any of Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and Bhutan being the policyholder’s home country
Coverage for outside area Globally a maximum of AED 750,000 Globally a maximum of AED 250,000 Globally a maximum of AED 50,000 Not covered
Inpatient network (GIG-1) STAR Plus & International Directory of Hospitals (GIG-2) STAR & International Directory of Hospitals (GIG-3) Diamond (GIG-4) Diamond
Outpatient network (GIG-1) Star (GIG-2) Diamond (GIG-4) Diamond (GIG-5) Crystal
Outpatient coinsurance AED 50 AED 50 AED 50 AED 25
Maternity Coverage (delivery) Covered Covered Covered Covered
Dental Cover Dental cover offered up to AED 4,000. 20% co-insurance applies to this benefit. Dental cover offered up to AED 2,000. 20% co-insurance applies to this benefit. Dental cover offered up to AED 1,000. 20% co-insurance applies to this benefit. Not covered
GIG360 (teleconsultation) Covered Covered covered covered

GIG Medical Insurance Plan Exclusions

Unless specifically mentioned in the GIG UAE health insurance policy, the Smart Health plans do not cover the following medical treatments and services:

  1. Unnecessary medical and dental treatments.
  2. Private care.
  3. Non-functional cosmetic procedures.
  4. Research treatments.
  5. Nicotine addiction programs.
  6. Sexual treatments and gender reassignment surgery.
  7. Prosthetics
  8. Injuries caused by flying, adventure sports, martial arts, etc.
  9. Growth hormone procedures.
  10. Preventive treatment.
  11. Acupuncture, aromatherapy, homeopathy.
  12. Deviated septum treatments.
  13. Congenital diseases.
  14. Dementia and Alzheimer’s.
  15. Vitamin deficiency diseases.

The full list of GIG medical insurance exclusions can be found in the policy documents provided by GIG on the website or at any UAE branch. Some of the more comprehensive Smart Health GIG UAE health insurance plans may offer one or more of the above-mentioned exclusions. Kindly get in touch with the GIG medical insurance customer support for further information.

Why Should You Choose GIG UAE Health Insurance?

Following are the key reasons why should one choose GIG Health Insurance:

  1. Multiple Health Insurance Plans: GIG Medical Insurance Company is one of the leading health insurance providers across the UAE offering a wide range of medical insurance plans to meet the various medical requirements of UAE residents.
  2. The Largest Insurance Company in the World: GIG Health Insurance Company is the largest insurance provider in all over the world serving over 102 million clients globally. GIG in GCC operating for 60+ years, hence it is accepted brand both in and outside the UAE. In Dubai, GIG offers DHA regulations complaint health insurance plans. These medical plans cover the residents of Dubai and Northern Emirates. For all those people who are residing in Abu Dhabi, it offer HAAD – Health Authority of Abu Dhabi regulated medical insurance plans.
  3. Complimentary Personal Accident Cover: All medical insurance plans offered by GIG Health Insurance Company offer a free personal accident cover, offering a cash lump sum in an event of accidental death of the policyholder.
  4. Global Emergency Medical Assistance: Customers can get global emergency medical assistance on gold, regional, and international plans including emergency evacuation & repatriation any time, any day of the year..

The GIG Health Insurance Claim Process

Policyholders are advised to contact the GIG medical insurance support staff before any medical treatment. This allows the GIG medical insurance staff to address any queries the customer may have regarding the eligibility and the claims process.

In order to make a claim, GIG medical insurance policyholders are required to submit the claims form, all original medical bills and any other information as requested by the GIG support staff. Furthermore, the applicant is also required to declare any other active insurance that may help cover the cost of the treatment, so that the GIG health insurance Dubai staff can work out the correct reimbursement amount.

The GIG medical insurance claim forms can be found online and must be submitted along with all the other required documentation within a maximum of 90 days from the date of the procedure.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the main covers offered in GIG Health Insurance Dubai?

The following are the major covers of the GIG Smart Health Plan –

  • Cancer and related specialist patient support program
  • Routine dental cover
  • Round-the-clock medical teleconsultation with qualified doctors
  • Covers for outpatient, inpatient, and pre-existing and critical illnesses
  • Online claim reimbursement
  • Easy access to treatment in over 3,000 healthcare facilities in the UAE and more than 800,000 health facilities globally
How can you submit application for the insurance claim?

Your claim will be assisted by a dedicated team at the insurance company. There are numerous touchpoints where you can communicate with the team. To initiate your claim, you can dial 800 GIG (292) to have a customer care agent assist you. Alternatively, you can utilise the option for submitting and managing claims on the official website of the provider.

What does essential benefit plan cover?

he following are the key benefits of EBP with GIG Insurance –

  • Coverage – AED 150,000
  • Geographical coverage – within Dubai
  • Health services include tests, diagnosis, treatments, and surgeries
  • Maternity services
What are additional benefits for GIG health insurance Dubai?

The additional benefits of GIG health insurance Dubai include –

  • Worldwide emergency medical support
  • Personal accident cover
How can you find the documents related to the health insurance?

You can use these techniques to check out your documents related to the health insurance 

  • Step 1: Keep the membership card handy
  • Step 2: Login to your online account and select the product that matches your membership by clicking on the relevant tab below
  • Step 3: Once you are on the appropriate tab, find the first two digits of your reference number to navigate to the appropriate papers required. 

If you are facing any trouble locating your paperwork, you can easily get help by dialling 800 2926.

What are the benefits of GIG Smart Health Plan?

Listed below are some benefits of the health insurance plan –

  • Tailored plans
  • Cancer expenses covered
  • High claim settlement rate
  • Access to MY GIG application
  • Comprehensive covers
  • Medical assistance
  • Network hospital: Star, Diamond, Pearl, Star Plus, and Crystal
  • Personal accident cover
  • Seamless connectivity
Why should you select GIG UAE health insurance?

The following are some of the main reasons to avail of GIG health insurance –

  • Numerous health insurance policies
  • Complimentary personal accident cover
  • International emergency medical support
Is maternity covered under the GIG health insurance Dubai?

Yes, GIG health insurance covers delivery under maternity benefits in the UAE.

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