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  • Insurtech's leading disruption with sachet-sized products: Avendus Jan 26, 2023 10:10 AM IST

    Insurtech's leading disruption with sachet-sized products: Avendus

    The report said that the recent IRDAI proposal that allows investors to take 25% stake without assuming promoter responsibilities has also helped in deepening interest.

  • Budget 2023: Insurers seek separate tax deduction basket for life policies, higher limit for health premium Jan 26, 2023 07:16 AM IST

    Budget 2023: Insurers seek separate tax deduction basket for life policies, higher limit for health premium

    Ahead of the budget, insurance companies also want finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to accept their demand to exempt the principal component of annuities, or pension income from tax

  • More than 250 million Indians could have heath insurance policies by 2028 Jan 25, 2023 04:44 PM IST

    More than 250 million Indians could have heath insurance policies by 2028

    The segment has the potential to grow into a $25 billion market in the next five years, on the back of COVID-led rise in awareness, product innovation and rising disposable income, the investment banking major’s research predicts

  • ICICI Lombard posts strong earnings in 9M FY23, health segment stands out Jan 18, 2023 09:59 AM IST

    ICICI Lombard posts strong earnings in 9M FY23, health segment stands out

    Change in product mix to drive future profitability of ICICI Lombard; valuations rich but sustainable

  • Budget 2023 can help you in dealing with rising healthcare costs Jan 17, 2023 02:07 PM IST

    Budget 2023 can help you in dealing with rising healthcare costs

    In the upcoming Budget 2023, FM Nirmala Sitharaman could go for an increase in the section 80D limit to make health covers more attractive for taxpayers at a time when medical expenses are rising.

  • Decoded: Tax break on preventive health check-ups Jan 04, 2023 05:27 PM IST

    Decoded: Tax break on preventive health check-ups

  • LIC going public, out-patient cover... 7 reforms that changed Indian insurance in 2022 Dec 29, 2022 12:35 PM IST

    LIC going public, out-patient cover... 7 reforms that changed Indian insurance in 2022

    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) went on overdrive this year to facilitate ease of doing business, LIC went public, life insurance companies sold guaranteed return products on the back of higher interest rates while health insurers rolled out wellness and OPD benefits.

  • Sundaram Finance to offer Care Health Insurance products to customers Dec 20, 2022 05:40 PM IST

    Sundaram Finance to offer Care Health Insurance products to customers

    Sundaram Finance Ltd would provide health insurance solutions of Care Health through its extensive network.

  • How to ask for customisation in your group health insurance policy Dec 13, 2022 07:36 AM IST

    How to ask for customisation in your group health insurance policy

    For group health insurance, Flexi GMC is the next frontier. More and more employees are seeking greater participation in designing the benefits that are most relevant to them. The one-size-fits-all has its limitations

  • Why you should buy health insurance now, and not wait till retirement Dec 07, 2022 07:45 AM IST

    Why you should buy health insurance now, and not wait till retirement

    Buying health insurance when you are comparatively younger and healthier will supplement your employer-provided cover for any higher hospitalisation bills and there will be no hassles in terms of renewability. If you want to buy insurance at an advanced age and have some new health issues, insurers may not even be willing to cover you.

  • Here's why buying term insurance from India is more beneficial for NRIs Dec 06, 2022 07:07 AM IST

    Here's why buying term insurance from India is more beneficial for NRIs

    NRIs must compare various available term insurance policies, their features, available riders, and claim settlement ratios online before buying a comprehensive insurance plan.

  • Got your first paycheck? Time to get yourself a health insurance policy Dec 02, 2022 12:04 PM IST

    Got your first paycheck? Time to get yourself a health insurance policy

    A health emergency may be far from your mind when you start your career, but it is best to have an adequate health cover. Likewise, motor and cyber insurance covers, too, deserve a place in your protection portfolio.

  • IRDAI eases investment and solvency norms, allows corporate agents up to 9 tie-ups Nov 25, 2022 10:02 PM IST

    IRDAI eases investment and solvency norms, allows corporate agents up to 9 tie-ups

    The insurance regulator said the amendments will promote ease of doing business and simplify the process of setting up an insurance in India.

  • Simply Save | Your guide to picking the right health insurance policy Nov 24, 2022 05:18 PM IST

    Simply Save | Your guide to picking the right health insurance policy

    In this edition of the Simply save podcast, Kapil Mehta - Co-founder and CEO of SecureNow Insurance Brokers - explains how to buy an independent health insurance policy and identify the right plan with the help of Moneycontrol-SecureNow Health Insurance Ratings

  • Explained: AYUSH coverage in health insurance Nov 23, 2022 04:58 PM IST

    Explained: AYUSH coverage in health insurance

  • Understanding the workings of graded covers within group insurance policies Nov 18, 2022 08:51 AM IST

    Understanding the workings of graded covers within group insurance policies

    Insurance benefits could be differentiated on the basis of designation, salary, family size, or a combination of these factors.

  • What are health policies' permanent exclusions? Nov 16, 2022 05:10 PM IST

    What are health policies' permanent exclusions?

  • World Diabetes Day | Health insurers say yes to diabetics, but higher premiums are a not-so-sweet reality Nov 14, 2022 10:55 AM IST

    World Diabetes Day | Health insurers say yes to diabetics, but higher premiums are a not-so-sweet reality

    It’s easier for diabetics to obtain health insurance policies, but not being upfront about your pre-existing conditions could result in rejection of claims

  • MC Explains: Advanced, emerging treatment procedures covered under health insurance policies Nov 10, 2022 11:35 AM IST

    MC Explains: Advanced, emerging treatment procedures covered under health insurance policies

    From stem cell therapy to oral chemotherapy, insurance companies are mandated to cover certain modern medical procedures. But stringent sub-limits enforced by some insurance companies may serve as a deterrent to a reasonable claim.

  • United India Insurance offers a new top-up policy. A Moneycontrol review Nov 08, 2022 09:18 AM IST

    United India Insurance offers a new top-up policy. A Moneycontrol review

    Buying a super top-up policy is a simple and cost-effective way of enhancing your health insurance cover. But watch out for the entry age barrier.

  • Why policyholders are unhappy with insurance companies Nov 07, 2022 11:50 AM IST

    Why policyholders are unhappy with insurance companies

    The Mumbai Insurance Ombudsman annual report shows an increase in health insurance complaints in 2021-22, on account of partial claim payout, rejection due to ‘unnecessary’ hospitalisation, amidst other COVID-19 related complaints.

  • Not happy with your health insurer? Just port out—lock, stock, and bonus Nov 04, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    Not happy with your health insurer? Just port out—lock, stock, and bonus

    You can only port your policy at the time of renewal. So start the process at least 45-60 days prior to the expiry of your existing policy

  • MC Exclusive: Private hospitals’ body bats for PMJAY coverage for all men above 80, all women above 60 Oct 31, 2022 11:33 AM IST

    MC Exclusive: Private hospitals’ body bats for PMJAY coverage for all men above 80, all women above 60

    If implemented, it will ensure PMJAY coverage for an additional 7.5 crore population in India.

  • Mental health under insurance coverage: How it may help break the taboo Oct 27, 2022 01:39 PM IST

    Mental health under insurance coverage: How it may help break the taboo

    Experts believe that all insurance products covering mental health will help remove the stigma around it and positively influence the health-seeking behaviour of patients

  • What are rider benefits in insurance policies? Oct 20, 2022 04:00 PM IST

    What are rider benefits in insurance policies?