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Madhya Pradesh: Medical College to impart handwriting training to budding doctors

Often, badly written medico-legal documents hamper investigation by the police. In some instances in the past, patients and their family members had faced issues in claiming medical insurance due to poor handwriting of the doctors.

Medical insurance only on paper

With the proposal remaining on paper, firemen are forced to meet treatment costs on their own in most cases.


Medical bill rising, ministry plans to shift to health insurance scheme

The scheme will cover medical expenses up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.

AP, J&K catastrophes to push up fire, property insurance premium

The rise in premium is expected to have a positive impact on the bottom line of the company.

IRDA moves to protect individuals from being fleeced by hospitals

Insurance regulator plans to assign unique grades to hospitals accross the country based on their cost of services and treatment.

Health insurance policy and beyond: Working on a Mona Lisa smile

Personal finance and health insurance policy cover: “At 50,” said author George Orwell,“everyone has the face he deserves”.


A social security inclusion fairy tale

How the rural and urban poor can access govt’s social security contributions via Aadhaar

Medical insurance: Disease pre-existing only certified

For medical insurance claim settlement,a disease cannot be said to be pre-existing unless it has been certified so by a doctor on basis of various tests prior to the purchase of policy,a district consumer forum has held.

Illinois study cites cost of high school dropouts

Medical insurance,food stamps,prison among costs; lifetime earnings of dropouts one-third of college grads.

Maharashtra tops medical insurance claims chart

Who files the most claims for medical insurance,what kind of treatment is the costliest for insurers,as revealed in an RTI reply to The Indian Express.