India become Diabetes Capital of world with 6.5 % People are Diabetic

India is facing significantly higher rates of diabetes and high blood pressure, according to the first nationally representative study of these “major killers” involving more than 1.3 million people. The rates of diabetes and hypertension are high among middle-aged and elderly people across all geographic measures and sociodemographic groups in India, researchers found. The study, led by researchers at Harvard […]

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Over 1000% difference in medical test prices across cities: Will govt standardise rates?

Medical Inflation

The government needs to standardise prices of medical diagnostic tests across cities, says the Economic Survey 2018. . As per the Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled in Parliament, there are wide differences in the average prices of medical diagnostic tests across cities which need to be addressed by standardising rates in order to reduce Out of Pocket expenses (OPE) on health […]

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Can Smoking affects Health Insurance Claim Approval ?

health insurance Claim Rejection

A Surveys says that about one-third of people avoid buying health insurance as they are apprehensive of facing a rejection by insurance firms. Smoking does not necessarily exclude you from buying a health cover. It’s just that insurance companies get a little cautious – and justifiably so. Here, we demystify some of the myths. 1. Smokers can’t buy health insurance […]

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Apollo Munich Optima Restore Plan

apollo-munich Health Insurance Agent , Mediclaim Agent

Apollo Munich offer coverage from the age of 5 years onwards with maximum entry age of 65 years. A dependent child can be covered from the 91st day (if either parents are covered under this policy). You and/ or your family members namely spouse, dependent children, dependent parents / parents in law are eligible for buying this cover on floater […]

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