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'Arogya Sanjeevani' insurance policy to cover Covid-19

Customers have the option of taking coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh — in which case the rough cost is about Rs 5,000 (there are a few insurance companies pricing it a few hundred rupees above this).

Coronavirus health insurance policies: 5 things to keep in mind

Coronavirus-specific insurance policies are being launched by insurers. Here are important points to know about the coverage and conditions.

Star Health's coronavirus insurance policy: No travel history exclusions but low sum assured

The policy, Star Novel Coronavirus, will even cover those with international travel history. However, the sum assured of Rs 42, 000, that the insurance cover offers appears low, especially for someone who might have to be hospitalised.

Edelweiss General Insurance to cover quarantined patients under policy cover of coronavirus

"We have decided to cover hospitalization for not only those who have a confirmed diagnosis but also those who have been quarantined in specific facilities identified by the government," the insurer said.

Do you really need family health insurance of Rs 1 crore?

Do you really need family health insurance of Rs 1 crore?

Having a higher cover is good but also be mindful of the fact that it costs money (premium), especially when you have a set household budget and you

Coronavirus health cover available but yet to kick in

The need for insurance against coronavirus will arise where public healthcare is unable to cope or the government refers cases to private hospitals. Until then, testing for the virus, treatment and food are free of cost at government hospitals.

IRDAI proposes to restrict proportionate deduction in health insurance claims to help policyholders

In most health insurance policies, if the rent of the room taken by the insured exceeds the rent covered in the policy, then the hospital bill is not reimbursed fully. The insurer subjects the bill to 'proportionate deduction'.

When will your health insurance policy not cover coronavirus?

With the number of coronavirus cases in India crossing the 100 mark, it is no surprise that inquiries about insurance policies for the viral infection are on the up too. Currently in Ind

Your health insurance policy might not cover coronavirus in these situations

Some policies won't cover treatment of COVID-19 if it's declared a pandemic/epidemic.

Should you buy Coronavirus insurance policy from Digit?

Should you buy Coronavirus insurance policy from Digit?

The policy does not cover pre-existing disease. You can avail this policy only if you are not suffering from any respiratory-related symptoms like s

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