Like Life Insurance policy, a health insurance policy is a legal contract between insurer and insured; in which insured pays premiums and in returns, insurer agrees to pay for medical expenses for a specified limit or sum insured. Health insurance is a best option for those who are unable to bear the unexpected or unforeseen medical expenses. Most of insurance policies provide cover between Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh; however, you can buy medical insurance cover between Rs. 5000 to Rs. 50 lakhs or more. Nowadays, you can find a variety of health insurance products to insure your different types of health related issues like; hospitalization expenses, critical illness, cancer insurance etc. Presently in India, there are various types of health insurance plans exist and we’ll discuss about them in this post.
There are basically three types of health insurance polices in India –
- Hospitalization Policy
- Hospital Daily Cash Bonus Policy
- Critical Illness Policy