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  • Is it wise to purchase health insurance via credit cards? Sep 02, 2014 04:41 PM IST

    Is it wise to purchase health insurance via credit cards?

    Health insurance is critical for everyone. Unlike earlier times when you had to make cash or cheque payment for your health insurance, nowadays, insurance companies accept credit card payments towards health insurance premiums.

  • Do you need a secondary health insurance? Aug 25, 2014 01:07 PM IST

    Do you need a secondary health insurance?

    Change of jobs, waiting period between job changes, desire to start your own venture, cost cutting initiatives by employer and retirement are reasons why a secondary health insurance can make a huge difference.

  • Encourage your parents not to ignore health insurance Aug 13, 2014 05:33 PM IST

    Encourage your parents not to ignore health insurance

    The awareness that health insurance is crucial has gained traction only in recent years, fuelled largely by runaway medical inflation.

  • Health insurance policies: Reviews & analysis Aug 07, 2014 01:11 PM IST

    Health insurance policies: Reviews & analysis

    All policies cover the spouse and the dependent children of the policy holder. Oriental Insurance policy covers parents in laws too. Max Bupa policy does not specify of a ceiling in coverage on number of adults and children.

  • General insurance is a must for every individual Feb 19, 2014 12:02 PM IST

    General insurance is a must for every individual

    General insurance is aimed at insuring your health, assets like vehicle and property and providing you cover against illnesses and accidents

  • How to select the APT health cover Feb 18, 2014 04:26 PM IST

    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-Underwriting & Claims, ICICI Lombard GIC.

  • How much health coverage is good enough for you Feb 15, 2014 07:09 PM IST

    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 respect to the out-of-pocket spending.

  • Sweet love: Have you got health insurance for your beloved Feb 14, 2014 04:46 PM IST

    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 medical condition. The product is called Energy and has a very apt tagline - "The Sweetest Thing".

  • All you want to know about health insurance Feb 13, 2014 07:49 PM IST

    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.

  • Is your Workplace Medical Insurance Sufficient? Jan 31, 2014 03:58 PM IST

    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

  • Insurance Insight: All you need to know for senior citizens Jan 28, 2014 04:02 PM IST

    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.

  • Health Insurance: Understanding what's not covered is vital Jan 28, 2014 03:57 PM IST

    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 complications that run in the family.

  • Accenture named lead contractor for Obamacare website Jan 12, 2014 06:14 PM IST

    Accenture named lead contractor for Obamacare website

    Accenture has been chosen to replace CGI Federal to run the website HealthCare.gov. launched by the US government for millions of Americans shopping for health insurance, the White House and Accenutre said.

  • New year financial resolutions for 2014 Jan 07, 2014 09:51 AM IST

    New year financial resolutions for 2014

    You should avoid using Credit Cards and try using Debit Cards. Credit Card should only be used incase of emergencies such as hospitalization. If you use your Credit Card, make sure you pay the dues within 45 days.

  • Health or term plan: Which is better when funds are low? Jan 07, 2014 09:48 AM IST

    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.

  • Invest in your health to reduce impact of inflation Dec 20, 2013 12:48 PM IST

    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.

  • Why you should opt for health plans with maternity cover Dec 20, 2013 12:09 PM IST

    Why you should opt for health plans with maternity cover

    When it comes to your child, don‘t you want the best care available?

  • 6 smart tips to take your health cover Dec 11, 2013 03:19 PM IST

    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

  • 3 steps to cashless hospitalisation within hours Nov 26, 2013 04:26 PM IST

    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 unforeseen medical emergency.

  • Why do you need health insurance? Nov 21, 2013 03:59 PM IST

    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 plan in paying the expensive hospital bills.

  • Understanding the basics of top up plans Nov 21, 2013 03:56 PM IST

    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.

  • All you want to know about health insurance Nov 20, 2013 04:13 PM IST

    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.

  • Inflation eroding savings of Indians in metros: Survey Nov 17, 2013 08:33 PM IST

    Inflation eroding savings of Indians in metros: Survey

    Soaring inflation, high fuel cost, rising cost of education and health insurance premiums have eroded the real incomes of middle-class Indian families, with household savings rates dropping by a staggering 40 percent in the last three years, says an Assocham survey.

  • Difference between individual and group insurance plans Nov 14, 2013 11:58 AM IST

    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 cover.

  • Some things to be done before becoming an NRI Oct 25, 2013 04:00 PM IST

    Some things to be done before becoming an NRI

    Ronak Morjaria of apnapaisa.com discusses things to be done before becoming an NRI.

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