Unexpected, medical emergencies can arise anytime; therefore, everyone should be prepared physically, mentally, and financially to tackle them. Having a health insurance plan gives you the peace of mind that you are financially ready to face an unforeseen medical emergency.Continue Reading
Health Insurance protects you against unforeseen hospitalization expenses. Today, almost all health insurers offer cashless treatment facilities and reimbursement of hospital expenses facilities. For smooth settlement of a health claim, one should carefully follow all the steps described by his/her insurance company for instance; It is advised by some health insurance companies to inform about insured person within 24-48 hours after he/she is hospitalized; if no one informs within this time period, then an insurance company may refuse to settle claim (See- Medical conditions that your health insurance policy doesn’t cover); and in such scenarios, there are very rare chances of getting a claim settlement.
Insurance marketplace is growing significantly in India. Today, you can find variety of Life insurance and Non-life insurance products in India; therefore, this segment (Insurance marketplace) strongly needs robust rules and regulations to protect the interests of policyholders. To provide insurance services in a transparent manner IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India) monitors all insurance companies with an eagle eye. IRDA is an independent authority to operate, regulate, and develop insurance market in India. It ensures that insurance services are being delivered transparently and claims are being settled.
Government of India has introduced a new crop insurance scheme called Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana; which would replace both National Agriculture Insurance Scheme and Modified National Agriculture Insurance Scheme. The Union Cabinet has approved PMFBY for formers’ welfare; this scheme will provide financial support to the farmers in the event of failure of the crop due to natural calamities, pests, and diseases. In the event of failure of the crop, farmers face financial crisis and as a result farmers become unable to continue farming. Previous schemes (NAIS & MNAIS) had high premium rates due to which few farmers adopted these schemes; but new PMFBY offers maximum sum insured at very lucrative premium rates.Continue Reading
You probably know that in order to drive a vehicle on road in India, you should have a liability only motor insurance or comprehensive insurance; it is imposed by Law. There are basically two types of motor insurance or vehicle insurance exist in India; Liability only Policy and Package or Comprehensive Policy. Liability insurance policy covers your legal liability towards third parties for injury, death or property damage; and also provides accidental coverage to driver against death or injury. On the other hand, a package policy or comprehensive policy provides a high level of protection for example; it also pays for the damages to insured vehicle due to an accident.Continue Reading
Motor Insurance or Vehicle Insurance covers an individual and his vehicle against theft, damage, injury, third party liabilities etc. Traveling is a part of our life; we use certain types of vehicles to travel here and there; and probabilities of collisions are high, because thousands of vehicles run on road at a same time. If your vehicle hits an individual or his/her property; then that person may seek compensation, in such scenario, you have to pay for the loss caused by your vehicle. Here motor insurance comes into play; a motor insurance policy pays for the damages you cause to another person/property in an accident. Some motor insurance policies (Comprehensive or Package motor insurance policies) also pay for the damages to insured vehicle due an accident.Continue Reading