Policybazaar endeavors to keep its customers updated with latest news and events on health insurance in India. Here, you will find a snapshot of the latest happenings and breakthroughs in health insurance industry. As an effort to communicate with our customers as always, we will be posting latest and detailed news relevant to products and services provided by health insurance companies in India. The News Section is your comprehensive source for the current and best of information in health insurance sector.

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,... read more

5 Reasons not to delay purchase of health insurance cover
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Without a medical cover, people end up losing their earnings and assets to cover the treatment cost for themselves and their loved ones. (Re... read more

Insurance industry seeks hike in tax exemption limit
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Officials of the insurance industry claim that the government should increase the tax exemption limit for health insurance and also initiate... read more

IRDAI Proposes Fitness Discounts In Health Insurance
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In an exposure draft on Health Insurance Regulations 2016, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) stated that insu... read more

Insurance Sales Expected to Revamp in 2016
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To boost the sales of insurance, IRDA has come up with a solution in the form of over-the-counter products. These OTC products could be sold... read more

Health Insurers to Bring Plans with Cashless Cover for OPD
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Insurers like Royal Sundaram and Bajaj Allianz are working on products that reimburse expenses made for OPD, pharmacy and consultation. Thes... read more

Insurance Scheme For Accident Victims
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The first accident insurance scheme of the health department will be introduced in Karnataka. Under this scheme, a road accident victim of a... read more

Government toiling to provide cashless health insurance through the DBT platform
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The government is into serious discussions with states, like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Gujarat that provide cashless health insurance. The ... read more

Going Live Soon–Health Insurance TPA of India
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The Health Insurance TPA of India Ltd, structured by public sector non-life insurance companies to handle their health claims, is ready to g... read more

IRDAI Proposes to Launch Simple Insurance Products
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The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is working with non-life insurance companies to launch simple insurance ... read more