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  • Checking into a hotel for COVID-19 treatment? Here's how you can claim reimbursement from your insurer May 06, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Checking into a hotel for COVID-19 treatment? Here's how you can claim reimbursement from your insurer

    If the admission to hotels is on the recommendation of the treating doctors and hospitals, the claim will be paid

  • Social media as ‘Godsend’: In India, cries for help get results May 05, 2021 01:39 PM IST

    Social media as ‘Godsend’: In India, cries for help get results

    Volunteers across India are finding ways to amplify and address queries for updated information, oxygen cylinders, medicines and transport.

  • Want to take health insurance cover for your parents during COVID-19? Here are the options May 04, 2021 11:56 AM IST

    Want to take health insurance cover for your parents during COVID-19? Here are the options

    Apart from your employer given insurance, you can take a senior citizen cover and a super top-up policy

  • Taking treatment for COVID-19 at home? Here’s how you must file your health insurance claim May 03, 2021 10:29 AM IST

    Taking treatment for COVID-19 at home? Here’s how you must file your health insurance claim

    Corona Kavach policies cover the cost of treatment at home

  • Simply Save | Know the importance of buying an adequate health insurance cover Apr 30, 2021 06:08 PM IST

    Simply Save | Know the importance of buying an adequate health insurance cover

    To know about calculating the ideal cover amount, choosing the most suitable policy and other finer details, Preeti Kulkarni speaks to Abhishek Bondia, Co-founder, Securenow.in, in this episode of Simply Save. Tune in for answers.

  • How to buy a health insurance policy that covers pre-existing ailments from day 1 Apr 26, 2021 11:35 AM IST

    How to buy a health insurance policy that covers pre-existing ailments from day 1

    Aditya Birla Health Insurance and Star Health have come with plans that cover your pre-existing conditions immediately after buying the policy

  • COVID-19 second wave insurance claims: Younger patients, longer hospitalisation Apr 22, 2021 12:40 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave insurance claims: Younger patients, longer hospitalisation

    Though the second wave is more ferocious, insurers believe they are better-prepared in the light of last year’s experience

  • ICICI Lombard posts good numbers in FY21 under COVID cloud. Can it repeat the show? Apr 20, 2021 09:23 AM IST

    ICICI Lombard posts good numbers in FY21 under COVID cloud. Can it repeat the show?

    The merger with Bharti AXA, which is due to be completed in 2021-22, is a key element to track for ICICI Lombard

  • COVID-19 hospital bills: Your health insurance policy will not pay these charges Apr 16, 2021 10:21 AM IST

    COVID-19 hospital bills: Your health insurance policy will not pay these charges

    Hospitals bills have costs for sanitation, PPE kits and steam inhalers. But your health insurance policy will not cover most of these charges

  • Renewing your health insurance policy? Increase the coverage amount based on your current needs Apr 12, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    Renewing your health insurance policy? Increase the coverage amount based on your current needs

    At the time of renewal, you must assess your insurance needs to see if the health policy still provides sufficient coverage for your changing family and health requirements

  • Explained: Pre and post-hospitalisation expenses in your health insurance policy Apr 09, 2021 09:48 AM IST

    Explained: Pre and post-hospitalisation expenses in your health insurance policy

    Your health insurance policy covers more than just hospitalisation expenses

  • Rajasthan govt to roll out health insurance coverage scheme on May 1, registration starts from April 1 Mar 27, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Rajasthan govt to roll out health insurance coverage scheme on May 1, registration starts from April 1

    Under the scheme, announced in the state budget for 2021-22 by Gehlot, every family will get an insurance cover of Rs five lakh by paying Rs 850 annually.

  • Got the COVID-19 jab? Health insurers may offer discounts on premiums Mar 23, 2021 09:21 AM IST

    Got the COVID-19 jab? Health insurers may offer discounts on premiums

    Applications of co-morbid persons who are vaccinated or have developed anti-bodies post-recovery, are viewed more favourably

  • One year of COVID-19: Health insurance claim settlement hinges on IRDAI's nudge Mar 19, 2021 09:55 AM IST

    One year of COVID-19: Health insurance claim settlement hinges on IRDAI's nudge

    The regulator's push is slowly helping in better COVID-19 claim settlement. Approach the insurer or ombudsman in case of unfair settlement.

  • One year of COVID-19: The tale of unsettled health insurance claims Mar 18, 2021 10:03 AM IST

    One year of COVID-19: The tale of unsettled health insurance claims

    Many COVID-related claims were rejected by health insurers. Some of the reasons cited were unjustified and customers are locked in disputes with insurers.

  • Factor in EMIs and treatment costs while deciding your critical illness coverage Mar 10, 2021 10:07 AM IST

    Factor in EMIs and treatment costs while deciding your critical illness coverage

    A critical illness policy must cover your hospitalisation costs, EMIs and lifestyle expenses, as your income may stop for a few years

  • Explained: How to port your health insurance policy without losing existing benefits Mar 09, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Explained: How to port your health insurance policy without losing existing benefits

    Considering your current health conditions, the new insurer may increase premiums in case of an adverse medical history, or place temporary exclusions

  • Go beyond premiums while choosing among standardized insurance policies Feb 19, 2021 12:02 PM IST

    Go beyond premiums while choosing among standardized insurance policies

    The insurance regulator's diktat on standardised insurance products means that the features would be similar across firms. But opting for a policy with low premiums can prove to be a costly mistake

  • Health insurance to see higher double-digits growth in medium term: Report Feb 08, 2021 03:47 PM IST

    Health insurance to see higher double-digits growth in medium term: Report

    During FY15-FY20, the segment expanded by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 percent.

  • Health sector gets a boost in Budget 2021 Feb 03, 2021 09:51 AM IST

    Health sector gets a boost in Budget 2021

    The Government has announced a new health scheme that will contribute towards bettering our existing health infrastructure

  • ICICI Lombard: Premium growth recovering, lower claims boost profits Feb 02, 2021 11:54 AM IST

    ICICI Lombard: Premium growth recovering, lower claims boost profits

    While the overall premium growth in FY22 is expected to be higher, the merger with Bharti AXA will put pressure on ICICI Lombard's FY22 financials

  • IRDAI asks insurers to settle claims as per cashless agreements with hospitals, policy terms Jan 14, 2021 05:02 PM IST

    IRDAI asks insurers to settle claims as per cashless agreements with hospitals, policy terms

    Insurers can take GI Council and state government-prescribed rates into account while entering into cashless agreements with hospitals

  • Budget 2021: Here's what the health insurance industry wants Jan 13, 2021 10:13 AM IST

    Budget 2021: Here's what the health insurance industry wants

    The industry expects the government to focus on bringing a large number of people under the ambit of health insurance

  • Unhappy with your health insurance policy? Here’s how you can port your cover without losing benefits Jan 13, 2021 09:25 AM IST

    Unhappy with your health insurance policy? Here’s how you can port your cover without losing benefits

    Health insurance policy portability allows waiver of pre-existing illnesses waiting period. But senior citizens find it tough to switch policies

  • Are the wellness benefits that come bundled with health insurance covers worthwhile? Jan 06, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    Are the wellness benefits that come bundled with health insurance covers worthwhile?

    The real cost to insurers is low. Not surprisingly, the impact achieved is low too

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