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Health Insurance: Irdai’s proposed Arogya Sanjeevani Policy offers life-long cover, no exit age

January 04, 2020 8:21 am

A person can avail of this health insurance policy till death, a provision that will benefit old and ailing persons.

Interview | ‘If young population takes health insurance, we would be able to subsidise premium for elderly’

December 30, 2019 12:11 pm

Warendra Sinha, MD and CEO of IFFCO Tokio General Insurance, told The Indian Express that the industry will continue to grow at the same pace as the penetration remains low and also because the economic growth won’t be too bad for too long.

With modified norms now in force, premium for health policies set to rise

November 01, 2019 3:48 am

These changes will enable customers to take more informed decisions while purchasing their insurance cover, they say.

Now you can buy health insurance policies that also cover mental health

July 17, 2019 3:49 pm

With the aim of making mental healthcare available to all, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), in its exposure draft issued last year, asked mental illnesses to be included in all regular health insurance coverage.

The health insurance plan provided by your office may not be enough

April 22, 2019 1:56 pm

If you want to tick all the boxes when it comes to health insurance, you may find your office-provided policy wanting in certain critical areas

Insurance, false assurance

October 31, 2018 12:36 am

Enhancing healthcare access requires reducing supply gaps, not giving vouchers and increasing demand.

Government likely to penalise insurance companies for delaying payment under NHPS

June 16, 2018 1:10 pm

The Health Ministry officials said the government has allocated Rs 10,000 crore for the scheme on initial estimation for the financial years 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Health cover scheme: Who, how

June 14, 2018 12:10 pm

With model tender papers out and a key meeting today, PM Health Protection Mission heads for an August launch. Whom does it cover? Which states are part of it, how will it work in states with their own schemes?

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

February 21, 2018 11:00 am

Individuals would be able to buy so-called "short-term'' policies for up to 12 months. But the coverage would omit key consumer protections and offer fewer benefits, making it unattractive for older people or those with health problems.

Meant to be replaced, BPL health insurance scheme will drag on

October 17, 2017 5:33 am

RSBY will continue for now because the National Health Protection Scheme, which was to have taken its place, has failed to get the cabinet’s nod for 11 months now.