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  • Simply Save podcast | Hikes in health insurance premiums: How policyholders can keep premiums in check Oct 20, 2020 08:15 PM IST

    Simply Save podcast | Hikes in health insurance premiums: How policyholders can keep premiums in check

    Post October 1, health insurance premiums have seen sharp increases in some cases. Porting to other insurers or switching to tailor-made policies could help keep a lid on premiums.

  • COVID-19 treatment: Dealing with denial of cashless settlement and huge deductions in health insurance claims Oct 14, 2020 11:36 AM IST

    COVID-19 treatment: Dealing with denial of cashless settlement and huge deductions in health insurance claims

    Always have an easily accessible contingency fund and if possible a credit card handy to sail through such situations

  • The many confusions and disputes in COVID-19 insurance settlements Oct 13, 2020 10:19 AM IST

    The many confusions and disputes in COVID-19 insurance settlements

    Insurance policies generally do not reimburse expenses incurred for observation purpose

  • Explained | What is the new colour-coding system for health policies announced by IRDAI? Oct 08, 2020 10:42 AM IST

    Explained | What is the new colour-coding system for health policies announced by IRDAI?

    In this edition of the Explained series, find out all the details about the new colour-coded health insurance system.

  • Simply Save podcast | New-look health insurance policies: Advantage for customers, but premiums could rise Sep 29, 2020 08:29 PM IST

    Simply Save podcast | New-look health insurance policies: Advantage for customers, but premiums could rise

    Your health insurance policies are set to change. Standardisation of exclusions and definitions will reduce ambiguities and disputes

  • How the changes in health insurance norms from October will benefit policyholders Sep 24, 2020 11:42 AM IST

    How the changes in health insurance norms from October will benefit policyholders

    The revised policies will mean cover for more illnesses and procedures at affordable prices

  • The improvements in health insurance products in response to COVID-19 Sep 17, 2020 09:51 AM IST

    The improvements in health insurance products in response to COVID-19

    Insurers have introduced new products or modified existing ones in line with the current context

  • Critical illness policies: Strengthening your health insurance coverage Sep 07, 2020 09:53 AM IST

    Critical illness policies: Strengthening your health insurance coverage

    These insurance plans hand out a pre-fixed amount upon diagnosis of certain dreaded diseases

  • Insurers face massive rise in non-COVID-19 claims in July, but health coverage still low Sep 03, 2020 10:17 AM IST

    Insurers face massive rise in non-COVID-19 claims in July, but health coverage still low

    The claims are mainly for treatments of cancer, dialysis, cataract surgeries and cardiac ailments

  • Super top-up: A cost-effective way to bolster your health insurance cover Sep 02, 2020 01:52 PM IST

    Super top-up: A cost-effective way to bolster your health insurance cover

    It takes aggregate claims made during the year into account

  • Why you need additional health insurance despite having your company cover Sep 01, 2020 10:18 AM IST

    Why you need additional health insurance despite having your company cover

    Unlike a corporate cover, an independent policy is ordinarily renewable for life

  • How to choose the right health policy during the COVID-19 pandemic Aug 25, 2020 09:20 AM IST

    How to choose the right health policy during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Explore health insurance options now, so that you focus on your health and not the costs if someone were to fall sick

  • Coming soon: A digital health card that would have all your medical records Aug 21, 2020 10:01 AM IST

    Coming soon: A digital health card that would have all your medical records

    The National Digital Health Mission would change the way you deal with insurance companies

  • Ayushman Bharat may soon cover India’s non-poor population too: Report Aug 14, 2020 12:12 PM IST

    Ayushman Bharat may soon cover India’s non-poor population too: Report

    Launched in 2018, Ayushman Bharat is the Centre’s flagship health insurance scheme and covers around 53 crore beneficiaries.

  • Explained: Post-hospitalisation expenses covered by health insurance policies Aug 13, 2020 08:17 AM IST

    Explained: Post-hospitalisation expenses covered by health insurance policies

    Your health policy will pay for medicines and follow-up costs incurred up to 60-90 days after discharge from the hospital

  • When COVID-19 vaccines become available, will your health policy pay for them? Aug 10, 2020 10:02 AM IST

    When COVID-19 vaccines become available, will your health policy pay for them?

    Since health policies cover hospitalisation, out-of-pocket expenses on vaccinations typically do not make the cut, except under certain circumstances

  • COVID-19 treatment: How to ensure that your health policy claim is not rejected Aug 03, 2020 09:29 AM IST

    COVID-19 treatment: How to ensure that your health policy claim is not rejected

    While filling the application form, the details provided should be accurate in all respects

  • A checklist for buying Corona Kavach and Rakshak policies Jul 30, 2020 11:54 AM IST

    A checklist for buying Corona Kavach and Rakshak policies

    Evaluate insurers’ claim settlement ratios and cashless network of hospitals

  • Opting out of a floater health policy for an individual cover? Know the nitty-gritty Jul 30, 2020 09:48 AM IST

    Opting out of a floater health policy for an individual cover? Know the nitty-gritty

    You can switch to a personal, individual policy without having to serve the waiting period for pre-existing diseases all over again

  • Have more than one health cover? Here’s how you must file claims Jul 28, 2020 09:09 AM IST

    Have more than one health cover? Here’s how you must file claims

    You can claim hospital expenses through multiple insurance policies if individual covers, on their own, are inadequate

  • Majority consider health insurance cover as a necessity in post-COVID era, says survey Jul 27, 2020 04:00 PM IST

    Majority consider health insurance cover as a necessity in post-COVID era, says survey

    Before the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in India only 10 percent of people were interested in buying health insurance to cover new age diseases, but now 71 percent people consider health insurance as a necessity to fight unforeseen pandemic like this, the survey said.

  • The average COVID-19 claim size has started decreasing with time: New India Assurance Jul 23, 2020 09:34 AM IST

    The average COVID-19 claim size has started decreasing with time: New India Assurance

    We have extended cashless facilities to over 90 per cent of the cases so far

  • COVID-19 effect: Insurers reluctantly offer medical cover to healthcare professionals Jul 22, 2020 11:04 AM IST

    COVID-19 effect: Insurers reluctantly offer medical cover to healthcare professionals

    The regulator has sternly asked insurers not to discriminate against medical professionals while processing insurance proposals

  • Action against hospitals not offering cashless claims for COVID treatment: Insurance Ombudsman Jul 20, 2020 09:32 AM IST

    Action against hospitals not offering cashless claims for COVID treatment: Insurance Ombudsman

    Insurers should proactively communicate with hospitals in advance to resolve any issues

  • Does covering pre-existing ailments make Corona Kavach and Rakshak must-haves? Jul 16, 2020 09:08 AM IST

    Does covering pre-existing ailments make Corona Kavach and Rakshak must-haves?

    These new products will certainly be useful for those without cover and for senior citizens

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