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Most financial planners suggest making a health insurance plan to be the starting point of all financial plans. Even before one starts investing towards one’s goals, getting an adequate health insurance cover for self and family helps. Read more about them in these ET articles.
Tax optimiser: Avuluri can save Rs 43,000 tax via NPS, health insurance
Not only should you ask your employer for the NPS benefit, but you should also invest in the scheme on your o...
Your health insurance premium could rise 50-300% thanks to PSU bank mergers
Queries by TOI showed that PSB customers who for years enjoyed group mediclaim at rates of Rs 7,500-12,00...
New life, health insurance products launched. Find out if they work for you
Some life and health insurers have rolled out ‘innovative’ products in recent months. These latest offerings are in response to Irdai tweaking norms. Find out how they rate on the utility scale. Should you be ready to pay more for new features?
Tax optimiser: NPS, health insurance cover can help Rathore cut tax
You can optimise tax by rejigging your income and investments. In this taxpayer's case, there is scope for further tax reduction if he makes use of all the deductions available. For instance, he should invest in NPS on his own too.
Health insurance policy packages may soon offer vouchers for gym membership, protein supplements
"Based on fitness and wellness criteria stipulated and disclosed, insurers may endeavour promoting wellness amongst health insurance policyholders,"IRDAI said.
IRDAI asks Reliance Health Insurance to stop selling new policies
So far as policyholders of RHICL are concerned, the Authority would like to assure them that all their interests have been adequately protected and all genuine claims will continue to be duly honoured.
Only 18% senior citizens have health insurance: Survey
As per the Survey report, 42 per cent of the respondents sometimes feels insecure about financial matters.
Soon pay health insurance premium in installments
The change in frequency of premium payment has been permitted through a circular permitting insurers to go in for minor modifications in policies filed by them.
Is it mandatory to declare pre-existing diseases when buying a health insurance policy?
To avoid any financial burden at the time of filing a claim, you should be honest and make an accurate and complete declaration with regard to any pre-existing health conditions.
Economic Survey 2019: Health insurance plans need to be simplified to incentivise people to buy
There is asymmetrical information which often leads people to make health-related decisions, not in their best interests, said the survey.
How to make full use of section 80D to save tax on health insurance?
You can only claim deduction under section 80D on health insurance bought for your parents and not for your parents-in-law.
Family finance: Why Singhs need to buy life, health insurance at the earliest
Singhs' goals include building an emergency corpus, buying a house, and saving for an annual vacation, kids’ weddings and retirement.
Can spouses split health insurance premium to claim tax benefit under section 80D?
Will the insurer issue two separate tax certificates to the spouses for paying the premium in parts for one health policy? Here's what tax and insurance experts have to say.
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