SBI General Health Insurance

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SBI General Health Insurance Overview

SBI General Insurance Company Limited is a joint venture between the State Bank of India and Insurance Australia Group (IAG). SBI owns around 74% of the total capital and IAG the remaining 26%.

SBI takes immense pride to confirm that during the year 2013-14, SBI General in association with State Bank of India covered over 1.5 Crore Saving Bank Account holders of SBI with a Personal Accident Insurance cover. SBI General has also established its presence in nearly 14,000 Branches of State Bank of India.

SBI General follows a very efficient distribution model encompassing Bancassurance, Agency and Broking Channels& Retail Direct Channels. SBI General's current geographical coverage extends to 56 cities pan India and presence in another 350+ locations through satellite resources, it has tried and worked very hard in making its presence feel across the globe. SBI General is currently serving three major customer segments 1.Retail Segment (Individual & Families), 2.Corporate Segment (mid to large size Companies) and 3.SME Segment.

Why SBI Health Insurance Plans?

Health Insurance Plans have become very important in the modern age due to the rising cost of medical expenses and the treatment costs of various ailments. Moreover, the current lifestyle of individuals has made them more prone to diseases and ailments which require medical attention. Medical costs are spiralling upwards and there is no relative growth in the income of the common man who eventually faces a financial crisis when faced with a medical emergency. Thus, it is prudent to insure oneself against any medical contingencies that may arise so that the financial aspect of the crisis is at least handled by the insurance company and the medical costs do not become a burden on the average middle-class man

List of Health Insurance plans offered by SBI General Health Insurance

Let us take a look at each of them in details:

SBI Health Insurance:

As we all know that every unique person has varying kinds of health with different controls over them. SBI General has always tried tailor making its plans suiting the requirement of every individual giving them greater sense of security and better health. Listed below are the essential features of the plan:

  • Wide coverage – from 50000/- to 5,00,000/-.
  • No medical test for upto the age of 45 for people without any medical history.
  • Family Floater benefit given in a very comprehensive manner by providing them protection under single plan.
  • Flexible Plan options – Metro PLAN, Semi Metro Plan & Rest of India.
  • Pre and post hospitalization expenses covered for 60 and 90 days respectively
  • Free Medical checkup for every 4 claim free years upto a maximum limit of Rs.2500/-
  • Cashless facility available across SBI’s Network of hospitals

SBI General firmly believes in providing you with flexible options.

In case you are living in a Metro or in a Semi Metro, and you would like to get treated there only, the Policy provides you with an option to choose a Plan. This way it helps you to choose a plan which is more appropriate to your need and hence priced accordingly.

The three available plans are:


Benefit Plan Treatment Location A Mumbai & Delhi Treatment Location B Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad & Hyderabad   Treatment Location C Rest of India 
Plan A (Mumbai & Delhi) 100% 100% 100%
Plan B (Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad) 80% 100% 100%
Plan C (Rest of India) 70% 80% 100%


  • The percentage of amount shown in the above table is with respect to the admissible
    claim amount. The Company will make payments only after being satisfied, with the
    necessary bills and documents.

   Health Insurance Plan By SBI

  • Since SBI very strongly believes in promoting the needs of the insurer, hereby it constantly tries to provide better health and sense of security. In present days medical costs go up so high that they always leave a big hole in our pockets. SBI’s General’s Group Health Insurance Plans aims at making medical treatment more manageable.Listed below are the essential features of the plan:
    • Wide coverage – from 1,00,000/- to 5,00,000/-.
    • No medical test for upto the age of 65 for people without any medical history.
    • Multiple Coverage Options -Family Floater benefit given in a very comprehensive manner by providing them protection under single plan.
    • Pre and post hospitalization expenses covered for 30 and 60 days respectively
    • Cashless facility available across SBI’s Network of hospitals.
    • 1 year waiting for specified disease.
    • Covers Day care surgery where less than 24 hours of hospitalization is required.

   SBI Critical Illness Insurance Policy:

As we all know life is very unexpected and at times turn of events are not always favorable for us. Critical Illness is certainly one of those events which not only devastate one emotionally but also financially. The patients and their family members at times are unable to incur such high costs. This particular plan covers against at least 13 critical diseases. This plan provides a fixed sum, irrespective to your actual medical expenses and helps you bear high cost thus keeping you financially stable.Listed below are the essential features of the plan:

  • Upto 50,00,000/- Sum Assured.
  • Pre and post hospitalization expenses covered for 30 and 60 days respectively
  • Cashless facility available across SBI’s Network of hospitals.
  • Minimum Entry age is 18 years whereas Maximum Entry age is 65 years.
  • Illness covered under this plan is namely Cancer, Kidney Failure, coronary artery bypass surgery, kidney failure, first heart attack, major organ transplant, stroke, aorta graft surgery, primary pulmonary arterial hypertension, multiple sclerosis and permanent paralysis of the limbs.
  • Only one critical illness shall be covered in one lifetime in this plan.
  • Insurance benefit is payable only if the insured is alive for a period of more than equal to 28 days from the day of 1st diagnosis.

Hospital Daily Cash Insurance Policy:

  • The greatest wealth that every human can equally possess is Health. There is no surety and most of the times we are completely unaware of the short comings with regards to health. It leaves an individual devastated both financially and mentally. The level of stress is completely unimaginable. SBI Hospital Daily Cash Insurance Policy helps you overcome and deal with such situations in a better way.

The plan provides you with fixed benefit for each day hospitalization expenses. Thus the plan covers the miscellaneous expenses which are usually not covered by the Traditional Policies.Listed below are the essential features of the plan:

  • Daily cash benefit of up to Rs.2,000 per day of hospitalization
  • Daily cash benefit of up to Rs.4,000 per day of ICU hospitalization
  • Daily cash benefit of up to Rs.4,000 per day of accidental hospitalization
  • Pre and post hospitalization expenses covered for 30 and 60 days respectively
  • Minimum Entry age is 18 years whereas Maximum Entry age is 65 years.

SBI Group Health Insurance:

I am sure we all know that our life follows no fixed pattern of well being. We might be hale and hearty and after few days we might be. At times this sickness can result to critical illness or disease. Insurance policy or Plans help you control the unexpected turn of events. This ensures your safety both financially and mentally, leaving you less stressed out. SBI General’s Group Health Insurance Policy helps you protecting you and your family and making the medical treatment hence ensuring quality health and making the process stress free.Listed below are the essential features of the plan:

  • Medical Practitioner and Specialists Fees shall be covered in this plan.
  • Anaesthesia, Blood, Oxygen, Operation Theatre charges, Surgical Appliances, Medicines & Drugs, Diagnostic Materials and X-ray, Dialysis, Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Cost of Pacemaker, prosthesis/internal implants and any medical expenses incurred which is integral part of the operation.
  • Room, Board & Nursing Charges, ICU charges to be covered.
  • Up to Rs.7,50, 000/- Sum Assured is allowed under the plan
  • Minimum Entry Age is 3 months

Some additional facilities provided are as follows:

  • Ambulance charges, Maternity Cover with Nine months waiting period and without 9 months waiting period.
  • Infant Covered from day one under the Family Floater Cover Plans.
  • Pre-existing Diseases are covered in this plan from Day One.
  • Waiver for waiting period for first 30 Days & and specific diseases for First year.

Applying for Health Insurance Plans from SBI

Health insurance plans offered by the company can be applied to through multiple channels like:

  • Individuals desirous of availing any plan can simply call the Sales helpline of the company at 1800 221111 and speak to the customer service representative.
  • They can provide their name, mobile number and email id on the website of the company and request for a call back
  • Online health insurance plans can be simply applied to by clicking the ‘Buy Now’ tab mentioned against the relevant plans. They also provide easy access to renew the plans online.
  • Lastly, customers may also visit the company’s branches or get in touch with an agent to buy the plans required.

SBI General Health Insurance- FAQs

1. How to pay a premium? What are the modes of payment available?

The SBI General Insurance company Ltd. offers 6 modes of premium payment namely:

  • Cash payment at the branch
  • Online Payment

For the online payment mode, the policyholder can pay via;

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Net banking

2. How can I check policy status for SBI general health insurance?

For registered online users, login to the website with your plicy details and check the status.
Alternatively, inquire from customer care toll free number 1800-22-1111 or 1800-102-1111.

3. What is the policy renewal process for SBI general health insurance?

You can visit the website to renew your policy

Step 1: Login with your policy details on the e-Portal

Step 2: Select the policy and payment mode ( Net Banking, Debit/Credit Card)

Step 3: Print/save cyber recipt of your payment

Alternatively, pay via cehqe/debit at the nearest branch to renew your policy.

4. What is the company’s process to settle claim for SBI general health insurance?

You need to intimate the company on the toll free number 1800-22-1111 or 1800-102-1111 or you can send the i-claim on company’s mail id. Upon successful completeion of the documentation, the clain is settled within 30 days.

5. What is the policy cancellation process for SBI general health insurance?

If the vehicle is liability covered you can ask for the cancellation of the policy. For the cancellation of the policy, just visit the nearest branch.

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