Today we’ll be discussing how to check if insurance company is legitimate or not? This is something we can’t afford to ignore while entering into insurance contract. If we dare to do so, we’d end up with insurance fraud.Continue Reading
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.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.
In today’s hassle and bustle, health insurance and life insurance are becoming necessities. These tools protect us from unexpected expenses of hospitalization due to an injury or illness. Health insurance reimburses you and your loved ones if something undesirable happens. Therefore, Health insurance is a best option when you’re looking to protect your loved ones against unforeseen health expenses. Usually, health insurance covers medical expenses incurred in a hospital for the treatment of an injury or illness; health insurance also provides financial support to insured’s loved ones, in case of insured person death. Undoubtedly, insured person’s family suffers from unbearable pain when they loose their loved one; but it also makes family members’ life harder. Therefore, a health insurance or life insurance gives you peace of mind that your family will not face financial crisis upon your death. All of us should buy a health insurance policy but with full awareness of what does your policy cover and doesn’t cover? Many people feel cheated when they can’t settle claims with their insurance companies. There are many medical conditions under which your insurance company will not pay you any claim; some of are permanent exclusions and some of are waiting period basis (Read: Health Insurance Exclusions: Medical Conditions Your Health Insurance Policy Doesn’t Cover).Continue Reading