Health Insurance

  • Why are top up health insurance plans a perfect choice?

    Why are top up health insurance plans a perfect choice?  

    Generally, a health cover taken by individuals these days isn't enough to deal with the health needs of the entire family. But what if the claim amount is more than Rs 300000 and is sufficient to deal with every underlying medical...

    21 Apr 2014, 5.09 pm  |  Source:

  • Health insurance policy: What to do when premiums increase

    Health insurance policy: What to do when premiums increase  

    The effects of the increasing health insurance policy premiums can be devastating for an investor mainly because he'd end up spending a big part of their monthly income in paying these premiums.

    16 Apr 2014, 5.05 pm  |  Source:

  • How to select the APT health cover

    How to select the APT health cover  

    "We all believe in the age old saying that ‘health is wealth’. However, with increasing medical costs it is becoming increasingly difficult for the common man to deal with emergency medical expenses," says Sanjay Datta, Chief-...

    18 Feb 2014, 4.26 pm  |  Source:

  • How much health coverage is good enough for you

    How much health coverage is good enough for you  

    The BRICS nations, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, have the lowest number of people with health insurance. In a study carried out by The World Health Organization (WHO) in 2011, India was only behind Russia in r...

    15 Feb 2014, 7.09 pm  |  Source:

  • Sweet love: Have you got health insurance for your beloved

    Sweet love: Have you got health insurance for your beloved  

    In December 2013, Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company launched a health insurance (mediclaim) product, specifically for diabetic and hypertensive patients. A combination of both these ailments is considered a very serious medic...

    14 Feb 2014, 4.46 pm  |  Source:

  • Is your Workplace Medical Insurance Sufficient?

    Is your Workplace Medical Insurance Sufficient?  

    Rising medical inflation is resulting in increasingly higher hospitalization and treatment costs. The sum insured by your employer might prove insufficient

    31 Jan 2014, 3.58 pm  |  Source:

  • Insurance Insight: All you need to know for senior citizens

    Insurance Insight: All you need to know for senior citizens  

    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority in one of its recent directives had asked general insurance companies to keep at least 65 years as the maximum entry age for a health insurance policy.

    28 Jan 2014, 4.02 pm  |  Source:

  • Health Insurance: Understanding what's not covered is vital  

    No health insurance company covers all diseases. So read the list of covered diseases very carefully. Your decision should be based on the kind of lifestyle you lead—sedentary or active, and you should also consider health compl...

    28 Jan 2014, 3.57 pm  |  Source:

  • Health or term plan: Which is better when funds are low?  

    With a health plan in place, you can rest assured that whenever there is a medical emergency in the family, you can afford to go to the best of hospitals and seek the best possible treatment.

    07 Jan 2014, 9.48 am  |  Source:

  • Invest in your health to reduce impact of inflation  

    So, starting to save early as most experts advice, staying healthy and having adequate health insurance are the best things you can do to plan your retirement.

    20 Dec 2013, 12.48 pm  |  Source:

  • Why you should opt for health plans with maternity cover  

    When it comes to your child, don’t you want the best care available?

    20 Dec 2013, 12.09 pm  |  Source:

  • 6 smart tips to take your health cover

    6 smart tips to take your health cover  

    We often hear our client’s saying that “I don’t need to take Health Insurance separately as I am getting covered by my Company”. Well, we strongly recommend you to consider a secondary health insurance for six reasons

    11 Dec 2013, 3.19 pm  |  Source:

  • 3 steps to cashless hospitalisation within hours

    3 steps to cashless hospitalisation within hours  

    All insurers provide the option of cashless hospitalization to the customers. While selecting a policy, it should be an important consideration as it may get difficult for the customer to assess the available options during an unf...

    26 Nov 2013, 4.26 pm  |  Source:

  • Why do you need health insurance?

    Why do you need health insurance?  

    Health insurance is a must for you and for every member of your family. In return for premiums you have the satisfaction that god forbid, there is an accident or an illness in the family, you have help from the health insurance pl...

    21 Nov 2013, 3.59 pm  |  Source:

  • Understanding the basics of top up plans

    Understanding the basics of top up plans  

    Top up plans present one way to increase your and your family’s health coverage without incurring a significant hike in premiums.

    21 Nov 2013, 3.56 pm  |  Source:

  • All you want to know about health insurance  

    Health insurance -- The health insurance is available for person between age of 5 to 80 years. Children between 3 months to 5 years are also covered but under the condition that parents should be covered.

    20 Nov 2013, 4.13 pm  |  Source:

  • Difference between individual and group insurance plans  

    Insurance is compulsory, whether you opt for a group plan or an individual plan. A lot of people rely only on their group insurance plan, while others view this kind of insurance cover only as a back-up plan for their individual c...

    14 Nov 2013, 11.58 am  |  Source:

  • Here's why health insurance premiums increase with age  

    Deepak Yohannan of writes on the reasons why health insurance premiums increase with age.

    24 Oct 2013, 4.43 pm  |  Source:

  • No thumb rule to fix ideal health insurance amount: Expert   

    The amount one should park in a health insurance policy can be linked to monthly salary, says personal finance expert, Sanjay Tiwari of HDFC Life.

    07 Oct 2013, 3.19 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • How much health insurance cover does one need?  

    Ramalingam K of discusses how much of a health insurance cover does one need. He explains whether there are fixed parameters to it.

    04 Oct 2013, 4.13 pm  |  Source:

  • Here are some special health insurance plans for diabetics  

    Deepak Yohannan of elaborates on some of the good health insurance schemes for diabetics.

    25 Sep 2013, 4.04 pm  |  Source:

  • Health insurance: Why you should opt for top-up plans  

    Pankaaj Maalde of Apnapaisa elaborates on the need to have a top up plan, over and above the health insurance plans that one possesses.

    02 Sep 2013, 4.43 pm  |  Source:

  • Here's how to claim health insurance from multiple insurers explains on how one can avail the claims of health insurance from multiple insurers in times of need.

    13 Aug 2013, 3.11 pm  |  Source:

  • New mediclalim 2012: Pros & cons   

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Harshvardhan Roongta, Roongta Securities spoke about the new mediclalim 2012 which is introduced by four general insurance companies.

    01 Aug 2013, 2.00 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Find out: Best insurance policies for senior citizens  

    Deepak Yohannan of lists out the best insurance policies for senior citizens. He stresses on the need to take these policies which has become a necessity in today's day.

    31 Jul 2013, 6.26 pm  |  Source:

  • Why health insurance cover is a necessity today  

    Nitin Vyakaranam of explains on why health insurance is a necessity in today's times. He stresses on the fact that not only does it provide risk coverage in medical emergency, if not taken, it can also prove to be ...

    31 Jul 2013, 6.24 pm  |  Source:

  • Provisions in mediclaim policies you must know  

    Pankaaj Maalde of explains the importance to read the documents and details relating to mediclaim insurance. He points out the important clauses to be noted and consider a plan only after reading the same.

    25 Jul 2013, 5.36 pm  |  Source:

  • How IRDA's recent health insurance reforms will benefit you   

    IRDA is trying to streamline the definitions so that it becomes simpler and process wise everybody has clarity on what the claims etc are, personal finance expert, Anil Rego, Right Horizons said.

    10 Jul 2013, 3.44 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Here's why buying critical illness insurance is important   

    The best part about critical illness insurance is that it covers pre and post hospitalisation expenses.

    17 May 2013, 3.17 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • 3 reasons why you should opt for maternity insurance  

    Maternity insurance usually comes with a waiting period of about 3-4 years. As a result, you need to get the policy much before you decide to have the child. A small step can lead to many large-scale advantages for you and your pr...

    16 May 2013, 7.14 pm  |  Source:

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