News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox


Are there guidelines for TPA to recommend claims, HC asks IRDA

The Bombay High Court on Friday asked Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) to check whether the insurance companies had issued guidelines to third party administrators (TPA) on how to recommend claims amounts for mediclaim and health insurance policies.

Mar 21, 2014, 20:29 PM IST

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.

Sep 20, 2013, 17:35 PM IST

Many hospitals resume cashless mediclaim facility

New Delhi: Several hospitals have restored the cashless treatment facility for patients insured by four public sector insurance companies, though some of the larger ones, like Max Hospitals, are yet to follow suit.

Oct 10, 2010, 23:42 PM IST

24 firms apply for common TPA regime: NIAC chief

New India Assurance Company chairman and managing director M Ramadoss Wednesday said the four public sector general insurers have received 24 applications so far to set up the proposed common TPA regime.

Oct 06, 2010, 23:15 PM IST

Cashless row to be resolved in a week: Insurers

Public sector insurers on Friday expressed hope that the dispute over cashless treatment will be resolved within a week, but large hospitals do not seem to share the same optimism.

Sep 10, 2010, 21:14 PM IST

Restoration of cashless cover to take time

A decision on resuming cashless
mediclaims in all city hospitals will have to wait till next
week, as a meeting today of insurance administrators failed to
finalise the rate structure.

Aug 20, 2010, 22:39 PM IST

Cashless facilities restored in 449 hospitals

Cashless medical facilities for persons insured with PSU companies have been restored in 449 hospitals in four big cities after hospitals have agreed to charge them at par with non-insured patients.

Aug 18, 2010, 00:52 AM IST

Insurance cos to grade hospitals for mediclaim

Health insurance companies and the healthcare industry Tuesday agreed to categorise hospitals and expand the list of centres providing cashless facilities under mediclaim policies.

Jul 13, 2010, 19:36 PM IST

Insurance cos curb cashless facility

Big hospitals have curbed cashless facility for mediclaim policy holders.

Jul 11, 2010, 00:04 AM IST

Insurance companies curb cashless facility

Gone are the days when mediclaim policy holders availed cashless facility in high-end hospitals.

Jul 10, 2010, 13:14 PM IST