Health Insurance

Why medical insurance matters

Medical insurance is a complicated business - with top-up, super top-up, renewable policy, critical illness, etc. - so please engage with an agent.

published on : 25th October 2021

Evolution of health insurance policies during the COVID pandemic

While people are inquiring more about health policies, health insurance firms have also improved their offerings by adding more features and relaxing some rules

published on : 4th October 2021

Nearly 3 million people get health coverage during COVID-19 sign-up: US President Biden

He called that number encouraging and urged Congress to keep the trend going by extending the more generous financial assistance, currently available only through the end of next year.

published on : 15th September 2021

Lesson learnt from COVID crisis: It is time to cast a wider health cover net 

Covid-19 may be a black swan event, but the experience has forced people to review healthcare preparedness

published on : 9th August 2021

Punjab government to cover 8.5 lakh farming families under health insurance scheme

These farmers can approach any of the 642 empanelled private hospitals and 208 government hospitals for treatment facility of up to Rs 5 lakh for 1,579 diseases.

published on : 8th August 2021

Edelweiss General Insurance eyes 80-85 pc of business from health, motor segments: CEO 

The company is also looking to launch an on-demand product catering to specific needs such as accidental injury, sports injury, burglary, etc which can be bought for a specific duration.

published on : 4th July 2021

Delhi HC says all insurance companies liable to comply with Mental Healthcare Act from 2018

Justice Prathiba M Singh said insurance regulator IRDAI is duty bound to supervise the insurance companies and ensure that they comply with the Mental Healthcare Act.

published on : 19th April 2021

Rajasthan to roll out health insurance coverage scheme on May 1, registration starts from April 1

Under the scheme, announced in the state budget for 2021-22 by CM Ashok Gehlot, every family will get an insurance cover of Rs five lakh by paying Rs 850 annually.

published on : 27th March 2021

Does a Health Insurance Policy cover 100% of Medical Expenses?

A lot of health insurance buyers have doubts if their policy will cover 100% of the expenses. The coverage depends on the inclusions and the terms and conditions of the policy. Read on to know more.

published on : 16th September 2020

Health claims due to diabetes, BP, heart ailments grew by 50% in FY19

The study said high claims payout of `5 lakh and above were made for illnesses such as ischaemic heart disease, breast cancer and colon cancer.

published on : 29th October 2019

Irdai for minimising exclusions in health insurance policy

The regulator has set up a 10-member committee to analyse the health insurance policy nomenclature.

published on : 25th July 2018

National Health Protection scheme: Will centre’s insurance plan add value to Tamil Nadu’s?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced that the National Health Protection scheme will be the world’s largest government funded health care programme providing a health insurance cover.

published on : 2nd February 2018

India to get world's largest health insurance scheme, many call it 'ModiCare'

The government's new National Health Protection Scheme, under Ayushman Bharat plan, will cover 10 crore poor and vulnerable families.

published on : 1st February 2018

Fortis Healthcare promoters barred from selling shares

The Supreme Court on Thursday restrained brothers Malvinder Singh and Shivender Singh from diluting any stake in the Fortis Healthcare.

published on : 31st August 2017