FijiCare will now be paying the term life and funeral benefit to all eligible beneficiaries as per policy requirements irrespective of the insured members COVID-19 vaccination status.
The decision was reached after the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation received concerns from welfare recipients that unvaccinated insured members were unable to claim funeral and term life benefit because of their vaccination status.
However this will apply to all claims lodged from 1st January 2023.
The remaining terms and conditions of the microinsurance scheme between the Fiji Government and FijiCare remains unchanged.
the Fiji Government has, over a number of years, engaged collaboratively with Fiji Care Insurance Limited (“FijiCare”) through the provision of a micro insurance scheme that benefits all Fijian social welfare recipients.
The cover includes term life and funeral benefit, personal accident benefit and fire on dwelling benefit.