Tag: covid-19 health insurance

Why buying Corona Kavach and Corona Rakshak online may not be easy

About 30 insurance companies started offering the regulator-mandated standard covid-19 health insurance product—Corona Kavach—from 10 July and select insurers are also offering the standard benefit-based...

Compare the premiums of Corona Kavach policy

While the policy features and wordings are the same across insurers, Mint found that there’s a stark difference in the way insurers have priced the...

Hospitals show resistance to standard rates for covid-19 treatment

Covid treatment rates The proposed rates shall be applicable to both cashless and reimbursement claims in all states where government authorities have not prescribed standard...

ICICI Lombard General Insurance offers covid-19 benefits in health policies

While the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has proposed a benefit-based policy for the treatment of covid-19, insurers such as ICICI Lombard...

Will Irdai’s new covid-19 health insurance that pays a lump sum benefit you?

Early in June, Irdai sent draft guidelines for a standard covid-19 health insurance product to all general and stand-alone health insurance companies. It was a...

Covid-19 health insurance product misses the point, completely

Covid-19 in India has exposed deep fissures in the healthcare system from which horror stories are crawling out. Anyone who has needed medical attention in...

Will a standard covid-19 health insurance benefit you?

The covid-19 standard health policy followed by the name of the insurance company will be a standard product across all insurers with common policy wordings....