Monday, Jan 18, 2021 | Last Update : 01:22 AM IST

Health insurance

Insurance regulator IRDAI asks health insurers to settle claims within two hours

In order to ensure that all health insurance claims are responded to quickly, IRDAI directed insurers to "comply" with certain timelines

20 Apr 2020 12:57 PM

Manish Tewari: What we need is a New Deal for health

It'll take 6 lakh crore rupees to build from the ground up, but let's do it

14 Apr 2020 7:42 PM

Airtel Payments Bank ties up with Bharti AXA to offer insurance covering covid19

The validity period of these policies is restricted to one year and will be issued on individual name basis only

06 Apr 2020 3:23 PM

COVID 19 effect: Surge in health insurance policies

Early March there was a surge in enquiries and requests for health insurance policies with special coverage for COVID 19

30 Mar 2020 4:08 PM

Coronavirus now covered under policy offered by Digit Insurance

Digit Insurance will pay policy holders who have tested positive for COVID-19 up to 100 per cent of the sum insured for treatment costs

04 Mar 2020 7:20 PM


Life insurers can soon offer health insurance policy

IRDAI (Health Insurance) Regulations 2016 allows Life Insurance Companies to offer benefit-based health insurance products only.

26 Feb 2020 6:56 AM

Uniform health cover terms on the cards

All stakeholders have been asked to submit their comments/suggestions on the proposed guidelines by January 25.

13 Jan 2020 2:15 AM

Hangover symptoms are worse in vegans

Vegans suffer worse hangover symptoms than meat eaters, study suggests.

23 Dec 2019 2:30 PM

Sum insured limit cut for basic health policy

In February, it had proposed that the sum insured for the product should be in the range of Rs 50,000 and Rs 10 lakh.

30 Nov 2019 1:48 AM

Health insurers may offer you fitness goodies

Insurers will not be allowed to promote products or services of any particular third party service provider.

09 Nov 2019 3:42 AM


Insurance policies become flexible

Premium table can be extended, list of day care procedures can be expanded and critical Illnesses covered can be added.

25 Sep 2019 1:32 AM

A grievous crisis is brewing in India’s healthcare system

The bottomline is that those who were meant to be healers are beginning to be hated.

01 May 2019 1:41 AM

Health coverage of Rs 5 lakh

It’s not that difficult to secure your family’s medical needs for the foreseeable future.

29 Apr 2019 2:46 AM

From July, policyholders can track progress of claims

Insurers have to update claimants of processing status.

11 Apr 2019 1:06 AM

Clean up your finances in April

Don’t postpone investment decisions to the end of fiscal, you need to begin the process to avoid buying bad products.

01 Apr 2019 1:42 AM


Ayushman Bharat on way to become world's largest free healthcare scheme: Jaitley

The central government aims to give health insurance cover to around 50 crore poor people with Ayushman Bharat.

06 Mar 2019 6:14 PM

5 reasons to change your opinion on insurance

The insurance industry has been protecting us from any kind of health hazards, car accidents, and many other situations.

01 Mar 2019 3:24 PM

Six steps to plan for taxes after retirement

Before retirement it’s essential for you to plan your taxes, investments, and returns.

27 Feb 2019 1:17 PM

5 last minute tax saving suggestions

Choosing the most suitable tax-saving investment option is a tough task, and it should be done cautiously.

26 Feb 2019 6:25 PM

Get TDS till Rs 1 lakh under section 80D, but conditions apply

The government is offering benefits under Section 80D of the income tax act, making treatments from private hospitals affordable.

21 Feb 2019 12:42 PM