The insurance regulator has stated 199 basic items for which patients would now have to pay from their pockets

The guidelines on ‘standardisation in health’ list various standard expenses that would be excluded from hospitalisation indemnity policies, or reimbursement health insurance plans through which insurers pay the insured for treatment costs. The insurance regulator has stated 199 basic items for which patients would now have to pay from their pockets, while receiving hospital treatment.…

All you want to know about Health Insurance

What is Health Insurance? The term health insurance, popularly known as Medical Insurance or Mediclaim is a type of insurance that covers your medical expenses. The concept of health insurance is new in India but its awareness is growing fast. Health insurance comes in handy in case of severe emergencies. Life is unpredictable, insurance can…

Optima RESTORE, from Apollo Munich

Optima RESTORE, the new health plan from Apollo Munich, restores your entire insurance amount without a charge if you exhaust it in the middle of the year. Apollo Munich introduces a first of its kind, unique Restore benefit that automatically reinstates the basic sum insured in case you exhaust it in a policy year. Sure…

Health Insurance Cover should be raised: FICCI

With More and more poor people in the country getting into the debt trap due to medical expenses, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Sunday said that steps need to be taken  to increase the health insurance awareness and penetration. Taking proper and appropriate health insurance policy is the least…

For your Healthy financial future

It is almost a cliché to say medical costs have rocketed over the years. We all tend to spend a lot of time and energy to save money for the future to fulfil our various goals like children’s education, retirement, home purchase and others. We generally don’t give as much thought to medical exigencies as…

Family Health Insurance Benefits

Individual Health Insurance covering the entire family is called a “Family Floater Plan” Family floater plans usually costs less if compared to a family having individual life insurance plans for each and every member of the family There are not any per specific illness limit or limitation The whole family gain the benefit; the floater…

LIC launches new Health Insurance Plan

Life Insurance Corporation of India ( LIC )) is launching its new health insurance plan ‘Jeevan Arogya‘ from tomorrow offering comprehensive hospitalisation benefits for the family of the principal insured. The feature of this plan is that it offers to cover parents and in-laws of the principal insured besides spouse and minor children. This is…