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IRDA to issue claims settlement rules for Health Insurance Companies

This is really an excellent piece of news. IRDA, continuing its efforts to protect consumer interests, has announced its decision to issue detailed rules on Claims settlement for Health Insurance Companies. The first draft is expected in April 30, 2012. This announcement is following a recent Bombay High Court order asking IRDA to draft regulations bringing in claim settlement rules . . .

Mechanisms like Uniform Claim form will improve efficiency

IRDA plans new health insurance rules On Monday, J Harinarayan, Chairman, IRDA said “The mechanisms are being put in place to improve efficiency in health insurance and administration. Expert committees of industry bodies like CII and FICCI have recommended measures including uniform claim forms, re-authorization. We are also looking into aspects related to billing,” he said. As of July 1 328 hospitals were in the network for . . .

IRDA to follow HC direction on resuming cashless facility

IRDA to follow HC direction on resuming cashless facility Insurance regulator IRDA today said it will follow the Delhi High Courts direction to take steps on resuming cashless facility to policyholders provided by four PSU general insurers. Now that HC has given direction, we will follow that, IRDA Chairman J. Hari Narayan told reporters on the sidelines of a FICCI event here. On Tuesday, the Delhi High Court had asked IRDA . . .

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 . . .

Future of TPAs in India. Is it the end of road for TPAs?

Health Insurance being the corner stone of growth for the Insurance Industry; specially the Non-Life side, has been in the news. Huge growth numbers have been regular headlines in all kinds of media. Though Mediclaim is the most important growth driver and prime focus for the Insurance Industry, claims keep soaring taller and taller than the premiums in the PPT presentations of Insurance Companies. Health Insurance being the corner stone of growth for the Insurance Industry; specially the Non-Life side, has been in the news. Huge growth numbers have been regular headlines in all kinds of media. Though Mediclaim is the most important growth driver and prime focus for the Insurance Industry, claims keep soaring taller and taller than the premiums in the PPT . . .

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