The following standard clinical definition applies to Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic hospital covers:
Hospital treatment which is medically necessary for the investigation and treatment of any physical deformity, whether acquired as a result of illness or accident, or congenital.
For example: burns requiring a graft, cleft palate, club foot and angioma.
Related hospital treatments and where to find them
Plastic surgery that is medically necessary relating to the treatment of a skin-related
condition is listed separately under Skin.
Chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer is listed separately under Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer.