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.

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 re... read 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 pr... read 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 init... read 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 Sanat... read 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 ... read 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 insu... read 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,... 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