Health Insurance Companies List in India 
Started in 1986 in India, the health insurance industry has seen exponential growth in the country. As of now, there are 29 health insurance companies in the country. Out of which 22 are General Insurance Companies and 7 are standalone companies. General Insurance Companies deal in various insurance products such as travel insurance, motor insurance, rural insurance, etc. except life insurance. Standalone companies deal only in health insurance products.
The standalone insurers are Aditya Birla Capital, Religare Health Insurance Co. Ltd., Reliance Health Insurance Ltd., Apollo Munich (now HDFC Ergo Health), ManipalCigna Health Insurance, Max Bupa Health Insurance Co. Ltd. and Star Health & Allied Insurance Co. Ltd. Rest of the insurers are general insurance companies. All the insurance companies, be it general or health, operate their business under the guidelines of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI).