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    5 smart things to know about Corona Rakshak policy

    Corona Rakshak policy is a benefit based policy which pays a lump-sum amount upon testing positive for novel coronavirus. Here are five things you should know about it.

    Super top-up health insurance plan vs top-up plan: What policyholders should know

    The top-up plan will come to your rescue in case your medical insurance claim crosses a threshold limit (also known as a deductible). What this means is that the top-up plan becomes active only when the claim amount is higher than the top-up deductible.

    Health insurance policy guidelines set to change from October 1: Here's how it will impact you

    New products (filed after October 1, 2019) launched by health insurers are already adhering to the new rules. Whereas for products that are already in the market, IRDAI has given the insurance companies a year (i.e., from October 1, 2019, till September 30, 2020) to comply.

    Coronavirus is now a major illness category under health claims, shows data

    Covid-19 as a category had more claims registered than other common ailments classifications such as injury and poisoning at 8%, genitourinary at 6% and respiratory at 5% in this period, the data showed.

    IRDAI notifies wellness benefit rules for life, health insurers: Here's what policyholders should know

    IRDAI notifies wellness benefit rules for life, health insurers: Here's what policyholders should know

    There shall be no discrimination in providing any of the wellness and preventive features offered and in granting the reward points thereunder to th

    Should you buy Corona Kavach policy or a top up or super top up plan for your existing health insurance?

    A health insurance top-up/super top-up plan offers coverage against several medical emergencies including coronavirus. On the other hand, Corona Kavach is a policy that specifically provides insurance only for the treatment of the coronavirus disease.

    Planning to buy health insurance with maternity benefit? Here's what you should know

    A health insurance policy with a maternity benefit covers the costs of maternity and health care of an expecting mother and her newborn. However, the policy may not cover treatments arising or traceable to fertility, sterilisation, birth control procedure etc.

    High insurance at low cost: The math you should do before buying a top-up health insurance plan

    A top-up plan is a regular indemnity health insurance policy that comes into force once the claim amount exceeds the deductible limit. The hospitalisation cost below the deductible limit is either borne by the insurer or the policyholder.

    Difference between Corona Kavach, Corona Rakshak and other coronavirus health insurance policies

    These standard health insurance policies will cover the treatment cost of the coronavirus disease. These policies are issued for very short-term and will remain valid until March 31, 2021.

    NHA governing board gives nod to integration of central health schemes with AB-PMJAY

    NHA governing board gives nod to integration of central health schemes with AB-PMJAY

    This is expected to seamlessly integrate all stakeholders in the ecosystem leading to enhancement of the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the

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