Tag: Health Insurance

Health Insurance
Four health insurance policy terminologies you need to know before you opt for one

You must have heard of this adage “health is wealth”. There are two ways you can protect your health. One, by eating right and exercising regularly, and two, by investing in yourself through a health insurance policy. Since no one is certain about the future health perils, it’s important to be a step ahead in protecting our health. While all that’s great, it leaves us with a question: how many can understand in-and-out about the policy? Frankly speaking, not everyone can because of the jargon used in the policy draft.

  • Wednesday, 09 November 2022
Couples opting for surrogacy to buy 3-yr health insurance for surrogate mothers: Govt

A woman may opt for surrogacy if she has no uterus or missing uterus or abnormal uterus or if the uterus is surgically removed due to any medical conditions such as gynaecological cancer.

  • Thursday, 23 June 2022
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Look for these aspects in a product before buying a health cover 

In the big maze of health insurance products, one tends to get confused by the sheer complexities typical of these schemes. Various insurance companies in the market sugarcoat their products before hawking them to prospective buyers. However, you need to do a proper due diligence before buying a health cover. After all, this is your own health and you can’t afford to soft-paddle the issue.

  • Wednesday, 11 May 2022
GST Council Did Not Recommend Reducing GST On Health Insurance: FM

Health insurance schemes catering to the needs of economically weaker sections of the society and differently abled, such as the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana, the Universal Health Insurance Scheme, the Jan Argoya Bima Policy, and the Niramaya Health Insurance Scheme are fully exempt from GST.

  • Monday, 04 April 2022
Budget 2018: Health insurance should be made mandatory, says industry body

New Delhi: The government should make health insurance mandatory for all citizens and give healthcare priority sector status, the Healthcare Federation of India ‘NATHEALTH’ said on Wednesday. Also, there is a need to facilitate access to funding by creating a specific fund for healthcare infrastructure and innovation, it said. Currently, only around 4 percent of […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Odisha announces health insurance for working journalists

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today announced Rs 2 lakh health insurance for the working journalists across the state besides enhancing minimum advertisement rate for small and medium newspapers. The announcement was made by information and public relations department B K Arukha at the state secretariat here. All the scribes covered under the Odisha State Working […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
ESI Corp Makes Important Changes In Schemes; Avail More Benefits Now

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In what could be a major relief for lakhs of beneficiaries under the Employees’ State Insurance Scheme (ESI), the ESI Corporation has taken some very important decisions towards improvements in its services and benefits being provided to Insured Persons and their dependants. The decision was taken during the Corporation’s 175th Meeting held in […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021