People who think they are good at math may not actually be so

A new study has revealed that thinking you're good at math and actually being good at it, are not the same thing.

Govt will form regulatory authority for NHAM: Harsh Vardhan

National Health Assurance Mission, which the Centre plans to roll out next year, will be accountable to people for deficiencies in delivery and a regulatory authority will be formed to oversee enforcement of the norms, the government announced today.

Health insurance has lowered death rate in Karnataka: Study

At a time when the central government is mulling a universal health insurance policy for the poor, a study shows that a similar programme in Karnataka to provide health insurance to households below the poverty line has lowered both mortality rates and out-of pocket expenses for beneficiaries.

Government to launch unique health insurance scheme

A unique health insurance scheme would be part of the proposed Universal Health Assurance Mission (UHAM) of the central government, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Monday said.

Indian govt working on world`s largest health insurance scheme

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.

Health Insurance in India still remains an untapped market

In a country where less than 15 per cent of population has some form of health insurance coverage, the potential for the health insurance segment remains high.

Domestic helps, hawkers to get cashless health insurance

The health insurance cover to the new categories will be provided under the RSBY and it will benefit nearly eight lakh families comprising around 40 lakh people, Delhi Health Minister A K Walia said.

Haryana Anganwadi workers to be covered under health insurance

The Haryana Government today said that Anganwadi workers in the state would be covered under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) in a phased manner during the current financial year.

Street vendors in Haryana to get health insurance

The Haryana government has extended the benefit of national health insurance scheme to street vendors.

Left Front manifesto promises health insurance for poor

The Left Front, which has been winning all elections since 1977, was battered in the 2009 Lok Sabha and last year`s civic polls, besides losing a series of assembly by-elections.

Health insurance scheme for government employees

Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said a health insurance scheme will be introduced for the central government employees.

J&K: 16,000 migrant families to get health insurance cover

Over 16,000 families of Kashmiri migrants will get a health insurance cover during the next financial year, Jammu and Kashmir government said on Friday.

Health insurance policy portability from July 1

In a big relief to dissatisfied health insurance policy holders, sectoral regulator Irda on Thursday allowed them portability -- shifting policies from one insurer to another on same terms -- from July 1.

Goa govt to provide health insurance to citizens

The Goa government on Friday announced
an ambitious health insurance scheme that would provide cover
to its citizens from all kinds of medical emergencies.

Health insurance awareness low in country, says report

A majority of people have low
awareness about health insurance
products offered by various
companies in the country, says a report.

Health costs up slightly under Senate bill: Report

Americans would see only a modest rise in health care costs under the Senate`s plan to extend coverage to 34 million people who currently go without health insurance, government economic experts say in a new report.

White House appears ready to drop `public option`

President Barack Obama`s administration signalled on Sunday it is ready to abandon the idea of giving Americans the option of government-run health insurance as part of his ambitious health care proposal.

Blow to Obama’s health bill; D`crats in Senate abandon vote

Senate Democratic leaders on Thursday abandoned plans for a vote on health care before Congress` August recess, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama`s ambitious timetable to revamp the nation`s USD 2.4 trillion system of medical care.