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Waiting Periods

Waiting Periods

There are four (4) applicable waiting periods for new members:

  • Maternity - 9 months
  • Specialised/Limited dentistry - 12 months
  • Pre-existing conditions- 24 months.
  • Infants not registered within 30 days of birth - 3 months

The waiting periods do not apply to anyone who joins the fund and has been a registered member or dependent of a recognized medical aid Scheme for a continuous period of at least one (1) year and the application to join PULA is made within three.