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Indian Railways plans linking of these documents for booking tickets on IRCTC

What is a cashless claim facility?

[ad_1] Cashless claim settlement means a specialized service provided by an insurance company or a third-party administrator (TPA), where the payment for the cost of treatment undergone by the policyholder is directly made by the insurer to the network provider in accordance with the policy terms and conditions. Insurance companies have tie-ups with hospitals. If […]

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Indian Railways plans linking of these documents for booking tickets on IRCTC

How to choose the right TPA to settle health policy claims

[ad_1] A TPA is a company registered with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) and engaged by a health insurer, which helps in providing healthcare services to policyholders, primarily claims settlement. It is an intermediary between policyholders and the insurance company. You can choose a TPA at the time of buying the […]

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Indian Railways plans linking of these documents for booking tickets on IRCTC

Premium for health insurance coverage will increase with age

[ad_1] I have to buy health insurance for my parents who are 53 and 60 years old. But when I saw the premiums and reviews of the policies, I got confused about which one to select. Some insurance companies are charging just ₹10,000-15,000 for a coverage of ₹5 lakh, while others are charging ₹30,000-40,000. Is […]

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Should NRIs buy health policies in India?

[ad_1] Like Shukla, there are many NRIs who migrate abroad and often face this dilemma. As an NRI, there are several factors you need to consider on whether you should buy health insurance in India. Most Indian health insurers only reimburse hospitalization expenses incurred in India. For instance, if you are staying in Dubai and […]

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Does your health insurance cover black, white fungus disease?

[ad_1] As India continues to battle against the second wave of coronavirus, the country is now witnessing rare fungal infections—black fungus and white fungus. Moreover, many states have announced these as epidemic diseases. These diseases are affecting patients who have either recovered or are suffering from covid-19. Ankit Agrawal, CEO and co-founder, InsuranceDekho, said that […]

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