Reliance Health Insurance to Make its Attempt in Robotic Surgery
Updated On Nov 25, 2020
The newbie in the world of health insurance, Reliance Health Insurance, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Capital is all set to foray into robotic surgery. Robotic surgeries may not be common under most insurance plans at the present time, however, Reliance Health Insurance looks forward to making robotic technology feasible and available to meet diverse medical needs. With its MORE Health Insurance Plan, Reliance Health Insurance is ready to provide coverage for treatments like such with a 50% co-payment.
Ravi Vishwanath, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Health Insurance said, "With numerous health plans available in the market, our challenge was to introduce an innovative product which will add value to our customers. We are first of its kind health insurance plan across the country to cover robotic surgery. Our focus is to understand the needs of the customer and create a unique proposition works towards providing best health insurance plans.”
Explaining the significance of robotic surgery and changes in health care field, Vishwanath said, “If a policyholder undergoes through robotic surgery, it is not compulsory for him or her to stay at the hospital for more than 24 hours. In many cases, the patient can be discharged after a couple of hours. We pay claims regardless of how many hours the patient stayed in hospital for the particular treatment. We understand the advantage of modern technology.”