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Remember the Fortis medical bill worth Rs 16 lakh? This law will ensure it never happens again

In November last year, FortisNSE -2.11 % Memorial Research Institute (Gurgaon) charged the family of a seven-year-old dengue patient nearly Rs 16 lakh for 15 days in the ICU. The girl died while being shifted from Fortis to Rockland Hospital. Hospitals in big cities inflate costs of medicine, etc., sometimes […]

Inadequate Health Insure cover ?

As per a joint report by FICCI and KPMG, titled ‘heath savings account in India’, only 27% of Indians have health insurance cover. This figure is abnormally low. In the present day scenario, health insurance policy has become inevitable. In the backdrop of rising lifestyle diseases due to lack of […]

Insurance Linkage with Aadhaar , Last Date extended

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Insurance regulator Irdai has extended the deadline for linking 12-digit unique identity number Aadhaar with various insurance policies until the Supreme Court decides on the matter. The Supreme Court of India in Writ Petition (vide order dated March 13) extended the deadline of linking Aadhaar till the matter is finally heard and the judgement is pronounced. The Irdai decision […]

Difference in Health Insurance , Cancer Insurance and Critical Illness Policy

Difference in Health Insurance , Cancer Insurance and Critical Illness Policy According to a cancer research paper published in the Lancet Oncology Journal, about 10 lakh people in India are diagnosed with cancer every year and 6 to 7 lakh succumb to this fatal disease. By 2035, these numbers may almost double […]

Star Health Insurance Sale Last round– Premji and Jhunjunwala also interested

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US insurer Prudential and Indian billionaire Azim Premji are joining forces to challenge a consortium of WestBridge Capital and Kedaara Capital, besides others, in the fight for a controlling stake in Star Health and Allied Insurance. Competition for the asset may intensify in the wake of the National Health Protection […]

Top 5 Tips to buy Health Insurance in India

Top 5 Tips to buy Health Insurance in India Mr Sahai, age 39, working with an MNC having an annual income of about Rs 10 lacs, wants to buy a health insurance policy for his family consisting of his wife and two children’s and also his parents (age 62 & […]