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Budget FY 2018-19: Will it Provide Tax Relief for Health and Life Insurance & Pension Plans?

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A question on everybody’s mind right now is -will the coming budget offer tax relief for buying more insurance coverage? The insurance sector’s wRead More

Rising Healthcare Costs: Don’t Rely On Your Corporate Health Insurance

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As per a study by KPMG & FICCI, the out-of-pocket expenditure for Indians accounts for approx 62 percent of the total healthcare expenditure as coRead More

Budget FY 2018-19: Health Sector Requires a Continued Financial Boost

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The Indian healthcare sector is facing various challenges due to improper infrastructure, high risk of communicable & non-communicable illnesses, Read More

HDFC Ergo partners with ItzCash for its General Insurance Instruments

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General Insurance Provider HDFC ERGO has partnered with ItzCash, a digital payment company, to offer insurance plans through its physical retail outleRead More

Star Health Insurance to Launch Insurance Plan for Cancer Patients

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Star Health Insurance is looking forward to launching an insurance plan exclusively for cancer patients. At present, all health insurance products proRead More

IRDA Thumbs up to Reliance General Insurance for a Separate Health Insurance Arm

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Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd. has received the first level approval from Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) to initiate a sepRead More

Key Insurance Companies to Issue Cyber Insurance to Various Banks

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As the cases of cyber threats are rising, the insurance sector has witnessed 10-15 percent intake of cyber liability coverage. As per Sanath Kumar, CRead More

Insurance Industry Applauds the Declaration to Enhance Insurance Coverage under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

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On Wednesday, the General insurance sector applauded the Union Budget 2017 and appreciated the governments’ decision to hike the coverage under PradRead More

Golden Opportunity for Insurance Companies in India’s Demonetization Step

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The analysis of the demonetization, the buzz word of the Indian economy has laid a strong foundation of opportunities for international insurance compRead More

15 Lakh State Employees and Pensioners to Get Cashless Medical Facility from May, 2017

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Government authorities are planning to provide over 15 Lakh state employees and pensioners with cashless medical facility starting from May, 2017, repRead More