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Frequently asked questions
Obstetric Ultrasounds

Effective from April 1, 2019, Daman will cover up to a maximum of three (3) procedures within all three (3) trimesters of your pregnancy, with one (1) procedure performed per single trimester as long as the ultrasound procedure is part of your maternity benefits in your insurance policy. For more information please click here.

Emirates ID and mobile app

We stopped printing health insurance cards. Members can access their health insurance details from their Daman mobile app. You can download your digital insurance card and use it in place of your physical insurance card, The Emirates ID card will also qualify members to access healthcare services at providers under Daman’s network. 

Yes, Daman members will be able to use their digital card found on their Daman app and Emirates ID at medical facilities under the Daman network. The Daman app will give you access to features on the move such as your policy number, and schedule of benefits and nearest providers.

When you visit health providers in your network you have an option of providing your digital card number in the app or your Emirates ID as Daman has trained the health services providers on using a secure online platform where they can match the Emirates ID number with the member’s health insurance file that is available in Daman data base.

You can register to Daman’s app using your Emirates ID number and policy number, if you do not have your policy number click on “I don’t know my policy number” and fill in the necessary information to select the policy you wish to link with your mobile app. You can also ask your sponsor or employer who bought the policy for this number. If you have more than one health insurance policy, you will have to create multiple accounts to be able to access each insurance benefits separately.

If you do not hold your Emirates ID and wish to register on the Daman app, please call 800432626 and ask about your Daman card number and policy number. Once provided by our call center agent, you can use the Daman card number and policy number to create an account on Daman app or Daman’s website.

In exceptional cases our members will receive a physical Daman insurance card, you can register to the app using the information printed on your insurance card.

Yes, if you already have a MyDaman account created on Daman’s website, you will be able to use it to login to the Daman app. If you don’t have a MyDaman account yet, you can register on the Daman app directly using only your Emirates ID number and policy number. In case you don’t have your policy number, you can click on “I don’t know my policy number” and the Daman app will list the available insurance policies under your details.

You can do so by downloading Daman app where you can have access to your policy number, schedule of benefits and access to the providers click here to update your Emirates ID number on our website.

If you do not have your Daman’s card number, you can reach our call centre on 800432626 to get your card number and then update your Emirates ID here

 

No they are not linked. Each must be renewed separately.

No it will not. We use your Emirates ID number to check if you have valid health insurance coverage. You can still use your digital card found on your Daman mobile app. 

It is recommended that you download and register to the Daman mobile app. The Daman app provides you your health insurance details, including your Daman card number. Daman members who have international emergency coverage need to contact the number via the app and provide the Emirates ID number for emergency medical assistance.

MENA Region: In Patient and Outpatient services – please share your digital card and EID with the provider that offers direct billing in the network.

India: Only in-patient, elective treatment is covered on direct billing. Please contact the provider, as per the website, and provide your Emirates ID number.

International Providers, excluding MENA: The member need to approach Daman International Assistance services minimum 5 days prior to availing the treatment. Daman will validate your eligibility and provide necessary approvals for the treatment to be carried out at the selected provider. For any enquiries, please email intl_assistance@damanhealth.ae.

The use of Emirates ID is available for use in any provider across UAE in the Daman Network as per your plan. You can also use the Daman app to check and/ or search for an in-network healthcare provider near you.

Daman processes allows you to just present a copy of your Emirates ID or show your Daman digital card (through the Daman App) to the provider to avail medical services.

Daman will continue printing cards for its members who do not hold an Emirates ID cards

We recommend that you download the Daman app as it has all of your insurance details. If you or the healthcare provider have the Emirates ID card’s copy or its number, they can check our system if you are eligible for coverage using the number. However, healthcare providers may need to see another form of valid identification document, so it is advisable that your carry your Official identification.

Travel Health Insurance Plan

If you claims falls below AED 15,000, you can file your claim online (on the website only) and in Daman’s branches. If your claim is AED 15,000 or higher, please file it at one of our branches.

  • Original claim form
  • Copy of your Emirates-ID
  • Original itemized invoice with service date
  • Original prescription for medication
  • Investigation results and/or reports (lab tests, x-ray etc.) should be attached for procedures exceeding AED 1,000
  • Additional Requirements for Inpatient and Day Care (Hospitalisation Cases): Original Medical Report and / or Discharge Summary stamped and signed by the treating medical practitioner and health care provider. 
  • Proof of travel ( boarding pass, flight tickets etc.) 

You must submit your reimbursement form to Daman within 180 days from the last treatment date for services availed outside of the UAE.

Resubmission/Appeal of Reimbursement Claims - in case you disagree with a partially paid or rejected reimbursement claim, you have the right to appeal the decision. You can resubmit your claim with the supporting document(s)/justification(s) within 180 calendar days from the date of notification of partial payment or rejection.

Reimbursement of claims will be finalized within 15 days after successful submission of all required documents.

Kindly contact the Customer Service team in case of any questions about your claims: 

+971 2418 4888

After your claim was rejected because of various reasons, you still have the chance to resubmit your claim, adding missed out documents or new crucial information. Please contact our Customer Service: +971 2418 4888.

The TAT on claim reimbursement will be 15 days

Yes every UAE resident with a valid Emirates ID is eligible.

Yes, you can apply, but coverage will be applicable 1 day after application. It will not cover a medical emergency before the policy effective date.

This is a promotional offer and therefore cancellation is not allowed. If you do not travel, the premium will not be refunded. The actual travel date should be within the 90 days period (inception and expiry date) selected at the time of purchase of your policy. 

The  coverage is for 90 days from the policy effective date selected by customer and applicable for a single trip only. Any treatment starting after the expiry date of policy is not covered. 

Yes, you will be covered for all medical expenses until your state is stabilised and you are fit for travel.

"Emergency" - The acute onset of a medical or surgical condition manifested by acute symptoms of sufficient severity, including pain, that the absence of immediate treatment at health facility could reasonably be expected to result in placing the patient’s health or bodily functions in serious jeopardy or dysfunction of any body organ or part.

Any expenses arising due to pregnancy, childbirth, miscarriage or abortion is not covered under your plan exception any emergency treatment required due to accidental injury. 

Only emergency dental treatment is covered under your plan.
Example: to relieve immediate pain only 

Yes, Your plan offers coverage for Medical Evacuation. In case of an emergency if required, you will be transported by the most appropriate mode of transport to the nearest healthcare facility where appropriate medical care is available. Please contact emergency assistance service provider at +971 2 418 4888 and they will arrange for the same.

Coverage for pre-existing conditions is limited to medical emergency only. Any further treatment after your condition is stabilized is not covered in case of pre-existing condition.

No, medical emergency treatment while travelling in the UAE is not covered.

No, repatriation to the UAE is not covered.

In case of emergency, 
a) Call an Ambulance
b) If you don’t have the ambulance number, call on international assistance company on +971 2418 4888

For an insured member, in cases of medical necessity at the recommendation of the treating doctor extra charges for the room for one companion accompanying the insured member in hospital will be covered up to a maximum limit as described in Schedule of Benefits. This benefit can be availed on reimbursement basis only.

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