health insurance

Karnataka govt planning to bring back Yeshasvini health insurance scheme to benefit farmers, poor

Clarifying that there is no dearth of funds, Co-operation Minister Somashekar said the department is ready to release Rs 400 crore for the Yeshasvini health scheme to benefit the deserving poor

published on : 9th January 2021

Explained: How Brexit ends UK citizens' right to live and work in European Union

Under the divorce deal agreed by the two sides on December 24, the roughly 1 million British citizens who are legal residents in the EU will have broadly the same rights as they have now.

published on : 29th December 2020

Chennai Insurance Ombudsman remains active during pandemic, disposes of 569 complaints

Due to the prevailing pandemic situation, hearings were being conducted through video conferencing by M Vasantha Krishna, who is acting as Insurance Ombudsman of the Chennai centre

published on : 11th November 2020

Puducherry to launch health insurance scheme for 2.17 lakh non-Ayushman Bharat families

Meanwhile, in a first of its kind, the health department has begun a survey of people who have recovered from COVID-19 to check the aftereffects of the viral infection

published on : 28th October 2020

ESIC extends coverage of health insurance scheme to Arunachal Pradesh

A notification to this effect has been issued by the Central Government for notifying the district of Papum Pare, under ESI Scheme.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Covid health insurance to lure migrant workers

 With the economy sputtering back to life, some industries in Mysuru are willing to do whatever it takes to bring the migrant workers back.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Insurance claims related to COVID-19 treatment rise in September

In September, the insurance aggregator said COVID-19-related claims accounted for 40 per cent of the total health insurance claims.

published on : 20th October 2020

Policies with mental illness could raise costs

While insurers are now working to add these new features to the policies, industry officials say that the same will result in over pricing of these covers.

published on : 12th October 2020

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

Step-by-Step guide to choosing Health Insurance

Not knowing how to buy medical insurance – people go and buy a big (its relative, is it not?)  People who have general medical insurance run the risk that their claim will be paid only partially.

published on : 31st August 2020

COVID-19: Tumkur University to offer life, health insurance coverage for PG students

"If it works out, it will be extended to the UG students next with the government's assistance," explained the Vice Chancellor

published on : 27th August 2020

Aditya Birla Health Insurance's premium income grows 73 per cent in June quarter

The Adtiya Birla group company closed the financial year 2020 with a premium income of Rs 872 crore.

published on : 22nd August 2020

Include telemedicine as part of claim settlement of policy: Irdai to insurers

The insurers, the regulator said, should allow telemedicine wherever consultation with a medical practitioner is allowed in the terms and conditions of policy contract.

published on : 11th June 2020

Disclose health claims settlement data: IRDAI to insurers

The insurers should also disclose the number of policies/lives serviced by them individual/group /government.

published on : 10th June 2020

Punjab government's cashless health insurance scheme 'Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojna' comes to citizens' rescue

Lakhs of people who couldn’t afford expensive treatments can now get them done from private hospitals without any hassles, thanks to Punjab govt’s cashless health scheme.

published on : 31st May 2020
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