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What is not covered?

3.40 Speech disorders

Treatment for speech disorders, including stammering, unless the following all apply:

  • the treatment is short term therapy which is medically necessary as part of active treatment for an acute condition such as a stroke
  • the speech therapy takes place during and/ or immediately following the treatment for the acute condition
  • the speech therapy is recommended by the consultant in charge of your treatment, and is provided by a therapist in which case we may pay at our discretion.

Exception: if your cover includes Optional Extra Benefits we pay for short term speech therapy as shown on the Table of Benefits.

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