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Mar 05, 2015 at 17:33 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Under section 80 D for paying medical insurance premium earlier the deduction allowed was Rs. 15000 which has now been increased to Rs. 25000, which means by additional saving of Rs. 10000, the tax saving will be Rs. 3000 who are in 30% tax bracket and Rs. 1000 for those who are in 10% tax bracket.
Mar 05, 2015 at 14:54 | Source: Reuters
British private healthcare group Bupa is eager to expand quickly in India's fast-growing health insurance market, once a rule change on foreign investment is implemented, the firm's chief executive said on Thursday.
Mar 02, 2015 at 14:48 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Finance Minister recognised the need for social security umbrella and he opted for an all inclusive approach. Enhanced tax exemption to incentivize purchase of health insurance
Mar 01, 2015 at 13:41 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
We are delighted that the budget has fulfilled the wish list of the health insurance sector and delivered on our long standing demand, of increasing the tax deduction limit under section 80D.
Mar 01, 2015 at 11:28 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
According to Amol Naikawadi, Joint Managing Director, Indus Health Plus, "The increase in tax exemption limit was a positive move to encourage people to equip themselves with health insurance. Another similar move was the increase in exemption limit for NPS scheme."
Feb 28, 2015 at 16:57 | Source: PTI
In the Budget for 2015-16, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has proposed raising the tax deduction limit by Rs 10,000 for payment towards health insurance premium.
Feb 28, 2015 at 16:20 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
For the common man, though the cumulative savings implied by various provisions are stated to be to the tune of Rs. 4.44 lakh, this is assuming a certain magnitude of personal investments into pension funds and health insurance.
Feb 28, 2015 at 15:45 | Source: PTI
This will enable India to become a pensioned society instead of a pension-less society, Jaitley said. "A large proportion of India's population is without insurance of any kind - health, accidental or life. Worryingly, as our young population ages, it is also going to be pension-less," he said.
Feb 28, 2015 at 15:41 | Source: PTI
In the first full-year Budget of the NDA government that shunned populism, he proposed no changes in personal and corporate income-tax rates for 2015-16 but extended benefits to middle-class by increasing the limit of deduction on health insurance premium from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000.
Feb 28, 2015 at 15:38 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Currently, over 78-80% of health care expenses are funded by the Indians out of their own pocket and this move of increasing tax benefits for health insurance will encourage people to increase their coverage.
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pcspune

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Dear Guest, Travel Insurance offered by General Insurance Companies cover Health Insurance also. Minimum Cover is for 50000 Dollars & may cost less than Rs.10000 for 180 days. Renew after every 6 months. Check the Premium of Apollo Munich, Star Health Insurance etc. Avoid PSU General Insurers.

2.11 PM Jul 5th 2014

Willwin

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It is going up for two reasons. 1) When economy is doing well, people have ability to pay higher amount for healthcare. Hence hospitals always benefits when real income rises and businesses pick up (Corporate Clients) 2)Modi is emphasis on Universal health care and health insurance for all

2.10 PM Jul 2nd 2014

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Source:FirstPost - Houston: The new Indian government is planning to bring about a "complete transformation" of the health sector and is working on the blueprint of the world`s largest universal health insurance programme.This was announced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan as he read out

10.15 AM Jun 30th 2014

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Source:FirstPost - Houston: The new Indian government is planning to bring about a "complete transformation" of the health sector and is working on the blueprint of the world`s largest universal health insurance programme.This was announced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan as he read out

10.15 AM Jun 30th 2014

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Source:Calcutta Telegraph News - Calcutta, June 25: General insurer National Insurance today said the health insurance sector was in need of a regulator to monitor the pricing by private hospitals. “There is a need for a national health regulator which will look into the different processes

2.40 PM Jun 26th 2014

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Hi,This is Dileep, age 30 years working as an officer in the Public Sector Bank for the past 3 years.I would like to know the best insurance policies with regards to health insurance and mediclaim. Iam having 6 lakhs PLI.Please suggest me

6.37 PM Jun 16th 2014

uramasa

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-T department, say sources. The CBTD is likely to submit a proposal by June 20, added sources. Sources further said that the government is also considering raising the tax exemption limit on home loans and health insurance premium. The health insurance premium is likely to be raised by Rs 5,000, as per sources.

8.49 PM Jun 13th 2014

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Good health insurance fimly flotar my age 36 year`s ,my anual payment-3 lac pa.

4.01 PM Jun 6th 2014

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sir i have health insurance mediclaim family floter. after death of senior person what will be about health insurance of remaining member in this policy for reneuwal

12.17 PM May 29th 2014

R Jagannathan

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a health insurance scheme for all citizens costing rs 20,000 crore per annum, it should figure out how it can be financed. Maybe with a cess, or by creating a fund through nri contributions, or whatever. This way we will at least know who is paying for it. Also, ask for alternatives: can direct cash

3.42 PM May 21st 2014

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