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HDFC Ergo General Insurance has introduced “Home Care Expenses Benefits” as a part of its ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ initiative to fight against COVID-19 crisis. The “Home Care Expenses Benefit” will cover the medical expenses for COVID-19 treatment taken at
As per the fresh set of guidelines issued by IRDAI, health insurance companies cannot reject policyholders' claims after 8 years of premium payment. Know more.
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has mandatorily asked all general and health insurers to offer a standard individual COVID-19 health insurance plan by or on June 15, 2020.
Unlock 1 guidelines. In unlock 1 states set to open, with caution. Special instructions have been given for the inter-state and intra-state movement.
Max Bupa has recently appointed Krishnan Ramachandran as its new managing director and chief executive officer.
Coronavirus vaccine. Serum Institute of India is about to start the production of Covid-19 vaccine in May. Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute of India, said in an interview. Read more.
As per new rules, patients with mild COVID-19 symptoms are allowed to stay at home if they have required facility for isolation. Read the full news here.
US top medical watchdog CDC has identified chills, muscle pain, and headache amongst 6 new symptoms of the novel coronavirus disease. Read the full news here.
Universal Sompo has recently launched Arogya Sanjeevani Policy. This health insurance plan covers the hospitalization & medical expenses of the individual with many features.
Post lockdown, employers must mandatorily provide medical insurance to employees.
Coronavirus claim settlement: IRDAI has asked health insurance companies to decide coronavirus claim requests within two years as COVID-19 scare spreads.
GoDigit has joined hands with the India e-commerce company Flipkart to provide coronavirus cover to consumers.
Coronavirus has carried a great impact on online and offline sales of health insurance policies. Online sales have witnessed an increase, whereas offline sales fall.
ManipalCigna has recently launched the Arogya Sanjeevani ManipalCigna Policy with the feature of covering coronavirus disease and other benefits.
Amid the major coronavirus outbreak, the government has launched COVID-19 tracking app, Aarogya Setu to track coronavirus infections.
The due date for tax saving and filing ITR for FY 2019-20 has been extended from 31 July to 30 June 2020.
Although the health insurance sector generally witnesses growth during March, this year’s sales have even been more due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read here.
Given the coronavirus outbreak, Star Health has launched ‘Star Novel Coronavirus Insurance Policy’ to cover the COVID-19 with a sum assured of Rs 42, 000.
ICICI Lombard joins the list of health insurers providing novel Coronavirus (nCoV or COVID-19) Insurance cover. Let’s take a look at what this latest product has in store. Click here for all the information.
The first human trial for investigational coronavirus vaccine has begun in the US to protect against novel coronavirus.