Q: Is buying medical insurance allowed? i.e now I am healthy so I buy an insurance for e.g. 2 years. So if any medical emergency happens to me in the two years, then I can claim the insurance.
A: Taking out medical insurance is impermissible as the elements of gambling and interest are found in it. For further details refer to
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)