Leading life insurer Pru Life UK now offers Filipinos wider health coverage against the risks brought by dengue, with two variants of its insurance product, PRUDengue MedCare and PRUDengue MedCare Pro, available for purchase through its all-in-one app Pulse.
“While the country continues to take safety measures against COVID-19, dengue remains a threat to many Filipinos. Pru Life UK aims to give our customers greater peace of mind with a dengue coverage that can be purchased with a few clicks through our mobile app Pulse,” shares Pru Life UK Chief Customer Marketing Officer Allan Tumbaga. In 2019, over 400,000 cases of Dengue was reported in the Philippines based from a study released by the Department of Health.
Covering the events of dengue diagnosis only and diagnosis followed by death, both PRUDengue MedCare and PRUDengue MedCare Pro insurance products come in two packages that offer protection for 6 months and 12 months, respectively, for as low as Php 200.
Upon diagnosis of dengue, both PRUDengue MedCare and PRUDengue MedCare Pro offer a lump sum benefit of Php 10,000 for the life assured under both the 6 months and 12 months packages. PRUDengue MedCare Pro, on the other hand, also provides a lump sum benefit of Php 100,000 in the unfortunate event of death of the life assured owing to dengue.
In line with its “We DO Health” commitment, Pru Life UK is making these protection products available on the Pulse app to help Filipinos protect, prevent and postpone
the onset of diseases, including dengue. Through the digital app, Filipinos will be able to purchase the plans conveniently anytime, anywhere.
Pulse is an all-in-one digital health app and the first of its kind in the region to offer holistic health management to consumers. Using AI-powered self-help tools and real-time information, the app serves as a 24/7 health and wellness partner to users, helping them prevent, postpone, and protect against the onset of diseases. Pulse is part of Prudential’s region-wide strategy to provide affordable and accessible healthcare to everyone across Asia by leveraging digital technologies and best-in-class partnerships.
Following the regional launch of Pulse in Malaysia in August 2019, Pulse is now available in a total of 11 markets in Asia and includes a growing suite of value-add services, such as a symptom checker and health assessment, personal wellness services, and video consultations with certified doctors and specialists.
Since its launch, Pulse has been downloaded more than 16 million times* in Asia. Pulse is currently available on the Apple/Google Play stores in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.
For more information, and to download Pulse, log onto www.wedopulse.com
*As at January 2021