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Accident hospitalisation

Current definition

March 2020

Accident hospitalisation - requiring a hospital stay for 28 consecutive days

An accident that results in physical injury which requires the person covered to stay in hospital for 28 consecutive days or more on advice of an appropriate medical specialist.

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We've removed the drug and alcohol exclusion.

 

Previous definitions

ACC

November 2015

Accident hospitalisation – requiring a hospital stay for 28 consecutive days

An accident that results in physical injury which requires the person covered to stay in hospital for 28 consecutive days or more on the advice of an appropriate medical specialist.

For the above definition, the following is not covered:

  • an accident as a result of drug or alcohol intake or other self-inflicted means.