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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 exercise, erratic eating habits, increase in stress levels and poor sleep patterns, people are prone to illness. People should also not ignore nature of their job; whether it’s a hazardous profession or not; as it has health effects. And, with…

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Insurance Linkage with Aadhaar , Last Date extended

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 to indefinitely extend the March 31 deadline comes in wake of the Supreme Court order. “For existing insurance policies, the date of linking Aadhaar is extended till the matter is finally heard and the judgement is pronounced by Hon’ble Supreme…

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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 to 17 lakh new patients and 12 lakh deaths per year. While on one hand, technological advancements have made it easier to detect cancer in its early stages leading to improved life expectancy; on the other hand, the associated costs…

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

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 Scheme (NHPS) proposed in the budget. The Indian health insurance market is expected to quadruple to Rs 50,000 crore thanks to the social welfare scheme, experts This could drive up the valuation of the insurer beyond the Rs 6,000 crore…

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