Tag: health insurance

5 Reasons Why the Individual Health Insurance Market is on Fire (In a Good Way)

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Adding value funds can enhance your portfolio

I am investing in the following funds and have considered flexi-cap and large- and mid-cap funds as my core portfolio. I have adequate life and...

How to claim health insurance from your employer?

NEW DELHI: Amid the pandemic, many companies have rolled out suitable group health insurance policies for their employees. While most employers cover employees under group...

Don’t assume your health policy covers maternity insurance

Parenthood is perhaps one of the most significant transitions in one’s life. And for women, the path to it, pregnancy, can be emotionally, financially and...

Produce Prescription Programs: Keys to Better Health?

  Chef Michel Nischan has won the prestigious James Beard Award four times, written cookbooks, and launched a restaurant with the late actor Paul Newman....

‘Trauma Centers’ Huge Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send Home

The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a car accident. He went home...

Becerra Says Any One Will Do

The Biden administration will support whatever expansions to Medicare Congress is willing to make, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said Tuesday. Democratic lawmakers...

Is health insurance claim amount taxable?

NEW DELHI: Radhika Agarwal, 50, was diagnosed with a critical illness last year, and fortunately was covered under a critical illness insurance policy. Hence, she...

How to choose the right insurance for monsoon ailments

The cost of treating vector-borne diseases can range between ₹30,000 and ₹60,000. Hence, to cover such expenses, you can either buy a comprehensive health insurance...

Expert Shares Practical Considerations for Dupilumab Treatment

Clinicians who struggle to get dupilumab approved for their patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) are not alone. This scenario was illustrated in...

Is home care treatment add-on with your existing health policy beneficial

NEW DELHI: If your existing health insurance policy doesn’t cover home care treatment cost or domiciliary hospitalisation, then instead of porting it to a new...

Do you need a super top-up health insurance policy?

Indraneel Chatterjee, co-founder, RenewBuy, said, “If one’s health insurance is not sufficient to cover the escalating medical costs, a super top-up health plan is an...

Insurers Delay Bariatric Surgery for ‘Reprehensible’ Reason

A delaying tactic used by some U.S. health insurers to limit coverage of bariatric surgery does not jibe with the clinical experience at one U.S....

Pandemic Swells Medicaid Enrollment to 80 Million People

The pandemic-caused recession and a federal requirement that states keep Medicaid beneficiaries enrolled until the national emergency ends swelled the pool of people in the...

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

July 17, 2021 — The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act Thursday in a 7 to 2 vote, rejecting claims by the...

United Wants to Charge You for ER Visits It Disagrees With

Responding to pressure from doctor and hospital associations, United Healthcare has postponed the start of its controversial emergency room visit review policy, which was scheduled...

Hospitals Sued Patients Over Medical Debt Through the Pandemic

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In Alleged Money Grab, Hospital Chain Cashes In on Trauma Centers

Ed Knight was taken to Chippenham Hospital after cutting his arm in a fall from a ladder. For stitching up his wound and sending him...

Health insurance policies covering domiciliary covid treatment in demand

NEW DELHI: The pandemic has indeed brought health insurance products to the forefront and with lockdowns in effect, customers have been steadily discovering the ease...

Almost Half of Patients With Migraine Reluctant to Seek Care

Almost 50% of patients with migraine hesitate to seek appropriate care, new research shows. A survey of nearly 18,000 participants with migraine showed that 46%...

What are post-retirement risks and how to overcome them?

NEW DELHI: Post-retirement risk refers to a potential risk to financial security that one may experience after retiring. Reduced income, unexpected illness in the family,...

Over 85% of policyholders renewed family floater health policies before expiry

NEW DELHI: In the backdrop of the raging coronavirus pandemic, it has been observed that most people have been renewing their health insurance policies on...

Colorado Will Pay Hospitals to Close Expensive Free-Standing ERs

Colorado health officials so abhor the high costs associated with free-standing emergency rooms they’re offering to pay hospitals to shut the facilities down. The state...

Review your portfolio every 6 months; take corrective measures if funds underperform

I work in the manufacturing sector with a take-home salary of ₹65,000 and my wife is employed in the IT sector with a take-home salary...

A company worker ponders over expenses as the pandemic rages

As the second covid wave makes its way through India, Mint speaks to people across the country on how they are saving, spending and coping...