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Health insurance

Irdai proposes non-exclusion of critical illnesses in health policies

With the increase in the number of health insurance companies as well as health insurance products in the market, Irdai in draft guidelines proposes that the health insurance industry should adopt a uniform approach while incorporating exclusions in the health insurance products.

May 18, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Exclusion illness, diseases to come under health insurance cover, IRDA may soon announce new guidelines

After the announcement of the new medicaim policy, Insurance companies will have to include maximum diseases and ailments in the policy cover.

Apr 17, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Policy holders may get option to get accident/health claim benefits in installments

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) had set up a working group to study the proposal.

Jan 22, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

Should you opt for a family health plan?

Family Health Plan covers up to 15 relationships.

Feb 05, 2018, 14:31 PM IST

Venkaiah Naidu urges Indian medical practitioners abroad to come back to India

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has urged the Centre and state governments to invest more in the healthcare sector and educate people to get health insurance.

Dec 31, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Merely 27% Indians covered by health insurance, says report

On the other hand, private sector expenditure constitutes 70 per cent of the total healthcare expenditure out of which 62 per cent is out of pocket while only eight per cent is covered through pre-financed instruments, as per World Bank Data. 
 

Dec 18, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Cost standardisation in health insurance need of hour: Vijayan

Irdai chief T S Vijayan also laid a premium on insurers making their policies simple and affordable for a wider reach so that these are availed by the needy and the uncovered.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Digitalisation in Health Insurance

Digitalisation in health insurance affords the insurer and the insured a lot of benefits.

Oct 31, 2017, 21:09 PM IST

Trump order to roll back some Obamacare requirements: White House

US President Donald Trump on Thursday will sign an executive order aiming to make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans and to circumvent rules put in place under Obamacare, the White House said on Thursday.

Oct 12, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

Five fabulous financial gifts this Raksha Bandhan for your sister

This Rakshan Bandhan be different and go for these five investment gifts that empower your sister financially.

Aug 07, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Ryan assures Republican senators House will not pass 'skinny' Obamacare repeal

As the contents of the skinny bill were released, the Senate also passed a measure that would permanently repeal the Obamacare tax on high-cost, employer-provided insurance along party lines.

Jul 28, 2017, 10:10 AM IST

Change in rules: From income tax, savings a/cs, insurance to non-BS IV vehicles; here's the impact

Several important rules and regulations will change or take effect from Saturday, as April 1 marks the start of the financial year 2017-18. The rules range from regulations on personal income tax to sale and registration of non-BS IV vehicles.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:22 AM IST

Car, motorcycle and health insurance will cost more from tomorrow

Car, motorcycle and health insurance will cost more from April 1 with regulator Irdai giving go-ahead.

Mar 31, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

Premium of Cars, Bikes and health insurance to be increased from April

Premium of Cars, Bikes and health insurance to be increased from April. Watch the full segment for more details.

Mar 27, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

Car, motorcycle and health insurance will cost more from today

You will have to pay more premiums for car, motorcycle and health insurance from April 1 as Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) has given a green signal to insurers for a commission revision for agents.

Mar 27, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

General insurance premium set to go up from April 1

Car, motorcycle and health insurance will cost more from April 1 with regulator Irdai giving go-ahead to insurers for revision in commission for agents. The change in premium after modification will be limited to +/- 5 per cent of the existing rates. 

Mar 26, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Health insurance for all: Domestic workers to be brought under ESIC fold

As part of its vision to provide health insurance for all, the government will bring domestic workers under the ESIC fold and soon launch pilot projects in Delhi and Hyderabad in this regard, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.

Oct 29, 2016, 19:57 PM IST

US acts to block two mega-mergers in health insurance worth $91 billion

The US government moved Thursday to prevent two mega-mergers in the health insurance industry, saying they would sharply reduce competition and harm millions of American consumers.

Jul 21, 2016, 21:29 PM IST

Soon, pay health insurance premium in instalments

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Your health insurance provider is soon likely to offer you an option to part pay your insurance premium.

May 13, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

Most Indians don't buy health insurance on high premium: Study

People across all age groups in India do not buy health insurance due to high premium cost, a survey released on the occasion of World Health Day revealed on Thursday.

Apr 07, 2016, 20:14 PM IST