Word forms: (regular plural) waiting periods
( Insurance : Life insurance )
Most insurance companies will provide coverage for diseases caused by diabetes and
hypertension only after a waiting period of 3-5 years.
The employee is covered from day one under the policy, without any waiting period.
A waiting period is a period of time after insurance coverage has been bought during which no claims
can be made.
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