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Religare Health Insurance launches three products

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 17:21

Religare Health Insurance Co Ltd (RHICL) has launched three new products namely 'Explore' for international travel insurance, 'Secure' that offers personal accident coverage and 'Enhance', a deductible health insurance plan.

Indian govt working on world`s largest health insurance scheme

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 00:37

The new Indian government is planning to bring about a "complete transformation" of the health sector and is working on the blueprint of the world`s largest universal health insurance programme.

'Pvt health insurers cover more people, lag in premium'

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:48

"However, in terms of premium it is the other way round as public insurance companies account for maximum share of over 61 percent in premium arising out of health insurance," it added.

Obama cheers seven million health care sign ups

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 04:52

President Barack Obama Tuesday cheered seven million people who bought into his health care law and lashed out at political foes who were "mad" that more Americans could get insured.

Obamacare enrollment exceeds 7 million target despite setback

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 02:23

President Barack Obama`s national healthcare program signed up more than 7 million people by the last day of March, the White House said on Tuesday, notching a rare victory after a months-long, glitch-filled rollout of the law.

Obamacare website stalls a bit before enrollment deadline

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 05:02

The federal website for U.S. consumers to enroll in private health insurance under Obamacare ran into problems twice on Monday because of a surge of people trying to access the site hours before a midnight deadline to sign up for coverage.

Citibank to offer specialised health insurance services

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 18:49

Citibank India, a leading wealth management services provider, along with Apollo Munich will offer healthcare solutions to its affluent and high networth clients.

Health insurance plan for families with girl children launched

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 20:28

Government-run general insurer New India Assurance on Friday launched a special health insurance scheme for families with girl children.

Standard protocol needed for affordable insurance products: IRDA

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 17:30

Absence of a standard protocol for treatment has led to lack of uniformity in cost of treatments and there is a need to make affordable insurance products, a member of the insurance sector regulator IRDA said on Monday.

Health insurance premium may cross Rs 32K cr by 2016-17: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 12:46

While the public sector insurance companies garner maximum share of health insurance premium to the tune of 61.5 percent in India, private health insurers account for just 38.5 percent, it said.

SBT, SBI General Insurance launch affordable health plan

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 18:27

State Bank of Travancore (SBT) and SBI General Insurance Thursday jointly launched an affordable health insurance plan for SBT customers.

Obamacare sign-up delayed until 2015

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 21:05

The programme, which had its official launch on October 1, aims to provide access to medical care for millions of Americans who often are priced out of other health care options.