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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 […]

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 & […]

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 […]

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 […]