Difference in Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest

The terms “Heart attack” and “Cardiac arrest” are often used interchangeably. However, medically speaking, the two imply completely different heart conditions. Here’s a simple decoding of the two to help you understand why they are not synonymous. What is a cardiac arrest? Cardiac arrests can occur suddenly without any sort of warning. They are triggered by the electrical malfunctioning in […]

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Top up Plans – What are the options in India ?

Health insurance is a necessity given the rising cost of medical treatment. The health insurance market is growing at a fast pace but there is still a lot of confusion among buyers. For example, only 80 per cent health plans sold in the market are base plans, in spite of the fact that there are multiple options for increasing the […]

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Aditya Birla Health Insurance OPD faacility going Cashless

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Bengaluru based E-Pharmacy major Medlife announced its partnership with Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company Ltd. (ABHIC) to offer Cashless Medicine Delivery to its eligible customers. Medlife has deployed its digital solution to enable the Insurer to offer these services under OPD benefit of its health insurance offering.  Backing up on Medlife’s distribution network, which currently serves orders to 1,000 cities […]

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Only 20% women and 23% men are covered by health insurance in India, says survey

The government’s aim to provide Universal Health Coverage (UHC) to all citizens by 2022 seems a distant dream with the majority of people losing faith in the quality of services at government hospitals and less than a third of households being insured to avail medical facilities in the private sector. The glaring statistics are revealed in the recently released National […]

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Modicare may lead to Underquoting – Star Health CMD

Private sector health insurer Star Health started its government backed insurance policies with Andhra Pradesh when YS Rajasekhara Reddy was the chief minister. It then signed up Tamil Nadu and managed the ambitious state government scheme. When AIADMK was elected to power in 2011, it was forced out as the government wanted a state owned insurer. Now, with Narendra Modi […]

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