The following standard clinical definition applies to Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic hospital covers:
Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of diseases, disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.
For example: carpal tunnel, fractures, hand surgery, joint fusion, bone spurs, osteomyelitis and bone cancer.
Related hospital treatments and where to find them
Chest surgery is listed separately under Lung and chest.
Spinal cord conditions are listed separately under Brain and nervous system.
Spinal column conditions are listed separately under Back, neck and spine.
Joint reconstructions are listed separately under Joint reconstructions.