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HEALTH INSURANCE NEWS

Covid-19 treatment: What all to know from a health insurance perspective

July 07, 2020 12:15 pm

In order to keep a check on your hospital bill, customers must always keep a check with the insurers about what all is covered under the health insurance plan and what all is not.

Will a standard COVID-19 health insurance benefit you?

June 18, 2020 3:32 pm

As per the guidelines issued by IRDAI, if the insured tests positive for COVID-19, the insurance company will be liable to pay the entire sum insured as a lump sum benefit to the insured.

With surge in demand for health insurance, patients should be aware of overhead charges on ‘consumables’

June 16, 2020 10:59 am

The senior manager added that there has been a surge in the demand for health insurance coverage since the pandemic.

Health insurance: Soon you can pay your premiums on monthly basis

June 11, 2020 6:44 pm

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has allowed the payment of health insurance premiums in instalments. However, each insurer holds the prerogative to decide whether or not to offer this facility to the consumers.

Health insurance: Non-Covid claims dipped sharply in April-May, but a spike may be on way

June 11, 2020 12:51 am

A rush of non-Covid claims is anticipated soon from patients who can no longer postpone their treatment, even as the numbers of Covid-19 cases continue to rise.

IRDAI helps bring customer-centricity in health insurance products

April 20, 2020 2:55 pm

There was a lack of uniformity across insurance plans, and IRDAI is trying to correct that by bringing in standardisation.

COVID-19 effect: Premium for health insurance set to rise by up to 25%

April 20, 2020 8:34 am

As per insurance sector experts, demand for health insurance is expected to rise as the pandemic has spread across the country and insurance regulator Irdai has included more illnesses under the health cover.

6 critical steps to take during the lockdown to fix your finances

April 17, 2020 1:29 pm

Your personal finances may be vulnerable to current risks and taking these six steps could help ensure you’re not caught unprepared again.

Government extends health insurance, motor insurance renewal dates till May 15

April 16, 2020 11:44 am

The renewal dates of health and third party motor insurance which fall during the period of March 25 to May 3, can now be renewed till May 15, the Office of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted a circular dated April 15.

Health policies to cover coronavirus-related illnesses on the cards

March 20, 2020 3:57 pm

Health insurance is one of the fastest growing segments of the industry. During FY 2017-18, insurance companies collected Rs 37,029 crore as health insurance premium registering a growth of 21.8 per cent over the previous year.