Jun 16, 2021 02:01 PM IST
When a devastating second wave of the pandemic peaked in India during April and May, the numbers of people aged between 25 and 35 buying term insurance was 30 percent higher than in the previous three months combined, said PolicyBazaar, India's largest online insurance aggregator.
- Jun 15, 2021 10:05 AM IST
Many seek hospital beds, solely for quarantining, as soon as they get a COVID-19 positive test. Without treatment, such claims may not be paid
- Jun 04, 2021 09:30 AM IST
Recovering from Covid-19 is half the battle won. Getting your insurance policy reimbursement is the other half. Reasons like delay in intimation and document submission and treatment without confirmed COVID tests, can hurt your claims
- Jun 01, 2021 10:03 AM IST
Doctors and medical staff are categorized as a high-risk group due to their exposure to the coronavirus and the resultant morbidity and mortality
- May 26, 2021 09:57 AM IST
While your regular health insurance policy may suffice for COVID-19 treatment, a critical illness cover is needed for cancer, cardiac ailments, renal failure and liver transplant
- May 25, 2021 10:04 AM IST
Disclosing pre-existing conditions is not just vital at the time of buying a health insurance policy. Make sure you keep your insurer abreast at renewal time also
- May 24, 2021 09:55 AM IST
If you have a regular health insurance plan – an individual policy or a Family Floater – the cost of hospitalization due to COVID-19 is met by the insurer up to the sum insured
- May 19, 2021 11:16 AM IST
If your insurer sends a renewal notice quoting exorbitant premiums, your options are limited. You can look at switching or porting to another insurer while retaining the waiting period credit for pre-existing diseases.
- May 19, 2021 10:46 AM IST
If your COVID-19 symptoms are mild and the treatment only includes oral pills and self-quarantine at home (not hospital-like treatment), such costs will not be covered by the insurance plan
- May 18, 2021 08:23 PM IST
What steps can you take if your Corona Kavach and Corona Rakshak policy's renewal is stalled? Preeti Kulkarni speaks to Mahavir Chopra, Founder, Beshak.org, a consumer research platform for insurance buyers for answers in this edition of Simply Save.
- May 06, 2021 10:12 AM IST
If the admission to hotels is on the recommendation of the treating doctors and hospitals, the claim will be paid
- May 05, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Volunteers across India are finding ways to amplify and address queries for updated information, oxygen cylinders, medicines and transport.
- May 04, 2021 11:56 AM IST
Apart from your employer given insurance, you can take a senior citizen cover and a super top-up policy
- Apr 30, 2021 06:08 PM IST
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.
- Apr 26, 2021 11:35 AM IST
Aditya Birla Health Insurance and Star Health have come with plans that cover your pre-existing conditions immediately after buying the policy
- Apr 22, 2021 12:40 PM IST
Though the second wave is more ferocious, insurers believe they are better-prepared in the light of last year’s experience
- Apr 20, 2021 09:23 AM IST
The merger with Bharti AXA, which is due to be completed in 2021-22, is a key element to track for ICICI Lombard
- Apr 12, 2021 10:23 AM IST
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
- Apr 09, 2021 09:48 AM IST
Your health insurance policy covers more than just hospitalisation expenses
- Mar 27, 2021 02:43 PM IST
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.
- Mar 23, 2021 09:21 AM IST
Applications of co-morbid persons who are vaccinated or have developed anti-bodies post-recovery, are viewed more favourably
- Mar 19, 2021 09:55 AM IST
The regulator's push is slowly helping in better COVID-19 claim settlement. Approach the insurer or ombudsman in case of unfair settlement.
- Mar 18, 2021 10:03 AM IST
Many COVID-related claims were rejected by health insurers. Some of the reasons cited were unjustified and customers are locked in disputes with insurers.
- Mar 10, 2021 10:07 AM IST
A critical illness policy must cover your hospitalisation costs, EMIs and lifestyle expenses, as your income may stop for a few years
- Mar 09, 2021 10:12 AM IST
Considering your current health conditions, the new insurer may increase premiums in case of an adverse medical history, or place temporary exclusions