Health Insurance News
In order to rationalise the claim settlement process of health claims, 31 general insurers and 26 third-party administrators (TPAs) have got along to standardise rates for the common surgical procedures. Read here.
As per a Press Release dated 6th November, IRDAI has asked Reliance Health Insurance Company to not to sell any new insurance policy from now on. It can only serve its old policies. Read the full news here.
With so many reasons leading to a rise in air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region, the need has been identified as having a health insurance plan that covers diseases caused due to air pollution. Read on to know more.
IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company has introduced a new plan keeping in mind the average claim size of people from non-metro cities. Read the full news to know the plan details.
Though 85% of women in Hyderabad are well informed about Breast Cancer, but only 62% believed that they were the ones at risk. Read the full news here to know the findings in detail.
Buying the right health insurance is as important as having one. With so many options available in the market, it might be a daunting task to get the right one for yourself and your family. But don’t worry, read along.
Patients with mental illnesses are now not at the mercy of health insurance providers and can get cover for the same under their health insurance products; however, HIV/AIDS still fall under the exclusion list. Read the full news here to know more.
The insurance regulator IRDAI has added bariatric or weight loss surgery under health insurance cover from 1st October 2019, offering some relief to the morbidly obese people. Read the full news here to know more.
With millennials giving rise to sharing of economy, they are setting new rules for health insurance in India now. Read the full news here to know if it would be beneficial for the policyholders or not.
Indian Overseas Bank has introduced ‘IOB Health Care Insurance Policy’ to offer Universal Sompo’s insurance policy. Read the full news here to know more.
IRDAI has barred the health insurance companies from refusing to offer cover for some specific ailments. The health insurance providers, after the guidelines, may increase the premium by 10-15%. Read the full news here.
Choosing a relevant health insurance plan from a number of products in the market can be daunting task. But going for free products instead of regular plans is never the option. Read the full news here to know more.
Diabetes has created an alarming situation in India with more than 5% of the population suffering from it. Read the full news to know why we all must have an adequate cover for the disease.
There has been witnessed growing need to address the issue of mental health at the workplace. Read the full news here to know how young employees, who are more prone to the illness, can cope up with the issue.
Shanai Ghosh has been appointed as the Executive Director and CEO of Edelweiss General Insurance. She has been working with the insurer for 2 years. Read the full news here to know more about her.
The IRDAI (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India) has brought new guidelines to make health insurance a simplified process for the customers. Read the full news here to know more.
Australia’s AIG had agreed to sell its entire 26% stake in SBI General Insurance (SBIG) to Warburg Pincus and Premji Invest for $432.38 million. Read the full news here to know more.
Health Insurance Premium Can Now Be Paid in Monthly, Quarterly, Half-Yearly and Annual Installments-Know the Claim Details Here!
IRDAI has allowed monthly, quarterly, a half-yearly and annual payment of health insurance premiums, but can you claim after paying monthly premium? Read the news to gain clarity.
Warburg Pincus and PremjiInvest have been identified as the forerunners to pick the minority stake of Australian General Insurer-Insurance Australia Group (IAG). Read the full news here to know more.
Despite the news of the economy slowing down, both life and non-life insurance segments have recorded considerable growth in premiums. Read the full news here to know more.