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How good is L & T’s Health Insurance plan, Medisure Prime – a Preview

L&T Health Insurance India Just yesterday, we realized that L&T Insurance has finally received long pending approval from IRDA, and are launching their Health Insurance Product. Being in this industry for a long time now, its very interesting to observe what innovation, an admired group like L&T would bring to a product like Health Insurance in India. After going through the material including the . . .

That important ‘Catch’ in Top Health Insurance policies.

Top Health Insurance policies India That classic state of mind, where you have shortlisted a good product to buy, you are about to sign up, and you wonder “Am I missing something….Is there is a catch in this product I am missing”. With Health Insurance, a complex, sometimes expensive, long term paying premium product/service, this happens all the more. This post is an attempt to . . .

Interview with Jago Investor : Myths in Health Insurance

Health Insurance Myths A few days after I wrote the blog on the various myths in Health Insurance in India, I received a call from an excited Manish Chauhan from Jago Investor, a blog which we admire for its energy and content in educating, and now even driving customers towards Action. He was asking me if I would be interested in a Video . . .

Special Health Insurance for Bank Customers, with extraordinarily low premium - Should you buy?

Bank Health Insurance Health Insurance from Banks. Extraordinary, unbelievably, excellently low premium. No Medical Tests. Same Premium for all ages. Better Features than Retail Products. Sounds too good to be true! Right? Should you buy one? No. Why? Read on. What is a Bank Mediclaim?: Mediclaim in India provided by Banks like Bank of India, Syndicate Bank, Punjab National Bank etc. are Group Health . . .

How good is LIC Jeevan Arogya Health Insurance? - Review

LIC Jeevan ArogyaIntroduction: Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) the biggest, and most trusted Insurance Brand in India, launched Jeevan Arogya policy - a Defined Benefit Health Insurance Policy.The product essentially is a Hospital Cash Benefit Product with additional lumpsum benefits for surgeries.The product being a defined benefit Mediclaim product pays fixed amounts as per the policy . . .

Status Check on Health insurance industry!

Worried about health insurance? “Insurance Cos slash list of hospitals offering cashless services in Mumbai for making fraudulent claims” “Medical insurers curb cashless facility” “Mediclaim crisis looms, hospitals seek way out”  “No more cashless mediclaim? Common man suffers” Reading these headlines in local dailies, you, as a customer, both prospective and existing, must be really worried. After all, you had counted on health insurance to ride . . .

Why do Hospitals overcharge Cashless Health Insurance Claims?

Hospitals overcharging Patients under Cashless Claims is under the media buzz since a few days. Here is a quick post which reasons why Hospitals overcharge Cashless Claims: No Contracted Rates with Hospitals: TPAs do not have contract binding rates (treatment-wise) with Hospitals in their network. Globally, TPAs contract treatment-wise rates with each Hospital in their network. Treatment wise fixed rates would remove the disparities and anomalies that Hospitals currently enjoy. The core of the issue is TPAs lack negotiation power with Hospitals. Hospitals overcharging Patients under Cashless Claims is under the media buzz since a few days. Here is a quick post which reasons why Hospitals overcharge Cashless Claims: No Contracted Rates with Hospitals: TPAs do not have contract binding rates (treatment-wise) with Hospitals in their network. Globally, TPAs contract treatment-wise rates with each Hospital in their network. Treatment wise fixed rates . . .

Medimanage Exclusive: Analyzing PSU Health Insurers delisting Popular Hospitals!

Financial losses by health insruance company Health insurance companies are trying to salvage the losses which are just increasing each year and here is another of their moves. Public Health insurance Companies (Oriental, New India Assurance, United, National) have announced that they are taking down large number of the hospitals from their list of network hospitals to access Cashless service. From the 800 hospitals which were . . .

Launch of The Great Indian Book for Baby Care

In the high-performance-high-aspirations age we live, more and more Indians live as nuclear families in distant cities away from their own parents.In the high-performance-high-aspirations age we live, more and more Indians live as nuclear families in distant cities away from their own parents. Long gone are the days, when Dada-Dadis or even Nana-Nanis used to be the doting baby care guides. In a way, Baby Care today has become a case of trial-n-error internet browsing or picking up a famous book recommended . . .

Happy World Health Day from Medimanage.com

Keeping with our tradition of simple to-the-point health tips, here's our message this World Health Day 2010! Do give us your feedback on the message/creative by putting comments below. Medimanage World Health DayKeeping with our tradition of simple to-the-point health tips, here's our message this World Health Day 2010! Do give us your feedback on the message/creative by putting comments below. Cheers! Mahavir Chopra . . .

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