Medico Legal Corner
Are life-saving machines, devices and equipments like CPAP machine covered under insurance policy?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 11 September 2019
Life-saving machines and devices such as pacemaker, CPAP, BiPAP, orthopedic implants, intracardiac valve replacements, vascular stents, relevant laboratory diagnostic tests, X-ray and such similar implants and machines are often prescribed by registered medical practitioners to their patients.Such machines are duly covered under the insurance policy / Mediclaim policy.If any patient is advised to use CPAP machine for his treatment and such patient has an insurance policy / Mediclaim policy in his/her name, then the insurance co
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