Muscular dystrophy

Coverage for this illness ends on the insured person's 24th birthday.

Definition

Muscular dystrophy means a definite diagnosis of muscular dystrophy where the insured person has well-defined neurological abnormalities, confirmed by electromyography and either muscle biopsy or other testing acceptable to us that confirms the diagnosis.

The diagnosis of muscular dystrophy must be:

  • made before the insured person's 24th birthday, and
  • made by a specialist.