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Switching Health Insurance Companies should become easy!

Recently, we came across news of a judgement in an online Publication, news.yahoo.com Switching Health Care ProviderRecently, we came across news of a judgement in an online Publication, news.yahoo.com New Delhi, June 13 (PTI) Mediclaim policyholders, who are not satisfied with the service of their existing service providers, will be able to switch to another insurer soon without any change in the premium outgo. However, this facility will be available to those policyholders who are insured for . . .

Health Insurance and Aids in India - A Narrow path leading nowhere!

Aids and Health Insurance in India A staggering 25 Million. That's the figure quoted by experts, for the number of Indians who will be afflicted by AIDS in the current year. Considering the 2.3 million in the year 2007 it is indeed a sharp rise, which horrifyingly will go on to increase in the near future, given the stigma and shame attached to the disease in India, . . .

Boom in Health insurance attracts International Players

Health insurance industry as early as 10 years back was in its infancy with only public sector companies who were also life insurance players.  It was after the year 2000 that privately owned general health insurance companies came to India like HDFC, Tata, Max life, Kotak and Birla but it was only in year 2005 with Star health that a dedicated health insurance company came in India. It was followed with Apollo DKV now known as Apollo Munich and now Max Bupa which has launched in March. foreign health insurance companies are coming to IndiaHealth insurance industry as early as 10 years back was in its infancy with only public sector companies who were also life insurance players.  It was after the year 2000 that privately owned general health insurance companies came to India like HDFC, Tata, Max life, Kotak and Birla but it was only in year 2005 with Star health that a . . .

The customer frowns as Service Tax on Cashless Services under Health Policies takes off

Service Tax on Cashless Hospitalization - Budget 2010Ever since it was first introduced, Cashless Hospitalization remains one of the most attractive services provided by health Insurance companies, to provide advance payment of the hospitalization expenses incurred by policy holders in a “network hospital”. Increasingly, Cashless service has assumed growing importance and almost every insurance company has ensured it provides this benefit to its customers. But, enter Budget . . .

Ways to Boost Health Insurance Sector in India

Health Isnurance Market in IndiaShe is the second most populous country in the world. She has been successful in gradually overcoming the global recession and is very much on her way towards achieving a double-digit growth and donning the mantle of being the fastest-growing economy in the world within the next four years. But even as she continues to march ahead and bask in . . .

Have Health Insurance? Will be overcharged!

overcharging hospitals What is the first thing that the hospital staff asks you as you try to get your close one admitted? Along with the other questions about name, age, symptoms experienced, there is one question that they do not fail to ask, “Do you have health insurance?” The answer to this question has more implications on your final bill than you . . .

Insurance Broking in India

Intermediary is often-used-management-jargon for simple word “Agent” or “Broker”. In India, we are aware of insurance/estate agents and share/estate brokers. Generally, these are those tie-wearing, persistent people who sell you insurance (Please note, you never BUY insurance, it’s always SOLD to you) or those mobile chattering, cigarette-smoking ones who help you find buyer for your house or find you a . . .

How Health Insurance Works?

Many people don't know how 'How Health Insurance works'. Here is an amazing video describing how Health Insurance works in a very simple way. Have a look!   . . .

Permanent - what is that?

Vishwas was all smiles and pumped up when I bumped into him at the Coffee Shop. No, not because of the pleasure of seeing me. Here goes the story: With a broad grin, he opened his bag and produced a cheque that he actually flaunted. More than the 6 figure premium amount that was written in the cheque, what was exciting him . . .

Sankar Talks: Options in Life & Health Insurance

(The story of two young men and a woman) You might find the title to be weird.. Options in Life & Health Insurance – What have they got to do with each other?? Let me share with you the stories – real life ones: Shiva is into IT. Was working for a multinational IT major. Shiva has always had the entrepreneurial streak in . . .

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