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Policy Cancellation, Grievance Redressal And Three Other Rights Health Insurance Buyers Can Exercise

Policy Cancellation, Grievance Redressal And Three Other Rights Health Insurance Buyers Can Exercise

Just buying a health insurance policy is not enough. Equally important is to know your rights as a buyer. The IRDAI has issued specified guidelines that insurance companies have to follow. Know them to claim your due rights

25 May 2022
If You Sell Your House Before Two Years, You Will Be Taxed For Short-Term Capital Gains

If You Sell Your House Before Two Years, You Will Be Taxed For Short-Term Capital Gains

Short-term capital gains from all other capital assets are treated as regular income and are required to be added to your regular income and taxed at the...

14 May 2022

Tier 2 and 3 cities see higher demand for insurance

More people from tier-2 and -3 cities want to renew their health insurance and increase term insurance coverage, finds a Policybazaar study

Here Are Seven Things You Should Know Before Buying A Maternity Cover

Here Are Seven Things You Should Know Before Buying A Maternity Cover

Maternity cover in health insurance should be carefully assessed across multiple plans for critical aspects related to coverages, limits, exclusions and other...

09 May 2022

Mother’s Day: 3 Reasons Why It’s Important To Have Maternity Insurance Before Starting A Family

Pregnancy- and delivery-related expenses are increasing. Therefore, it is a must to have adequate maternity insurance as part of retail and corporate health...

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30 April 2022
Rajasthan Extends CM Chiranjeevi Swasthya Bima Yojana Registration Deadline To May 7

Rajasthan Extends CM Chiranjeevi Swasthya Bima Yojana Registration Deadline To May 7

The scheme offers health insurance up to Rs 10 lakh and accident insurance up to Rs 5 lakh, according to the spokesperson.


27 April 2022
Insurtech Funding In India More Than Doubled in 2020-2021: BCG-IIA Report

Insurtech Funding In India More Than Doubled in 2020-2021: BCG-IIA Report

The insurtech concept represents the commitment to innovation and development of new products and services within the insurance sector. It is seeing robust...


26 April 2022
The Complete Guide To Buying Health Insurance At Different Stages Of Life

The Complete Guide To Buying Health Insurance At Different Stages Of Life

There are several types of health insurance policies in India. You must select the best health insurance policy for yourself and your family so that you can...


19 April 2022
Employer-Sponsored Medical Benefit Costs In India Expected To Rise By 15% In 2022

Employer-Sponsored Medical Benefit Costs In India Expected To Rise By 15% In 2022

Rising insurance claims could lead to higher premiums, tighter underwriting process, or policy exclusions


15 April 2022
Indian Insurance Industry Looks Forward To Happier Days In Post-Covid Times

Indian Insurance Industry Looks Forward To Happier Days In Post-Covid Times

A survey by the Insurance Institute of India reveals that insurance providers across categories are looking to a positive environment as they gear up to...


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14 April 2022
IRDAI advises consumers to be wary of unregistered entities selling insurance policies

IRDAI advises consumers to be wary of unregistered entities selling insurance policies

Before buying a health insurance policy, always check whether it’s registered with IRDAI; advisory comes after reports of unregistered entity selling policy


14 April 2022
Insurers Look Towards Hiking Prices As Covid Subsides; Hike To Hit Consumers

Insurers Look Towards Hiking Prices As Covid Subsides; Hike To Hit Consumers

A lot of life and health insurance players are looking to raise charges that are likely to be passed on to consumers. Higher premiums may mean profitability to...


12 April 2022
Maternity In India Is Under-Insured By Corporates

Maternity In India Is Under-Insured By Corporates

Many companies provide maternity cover for employees but it is usually lower than the actual cost in Tier 1 and metro cities, finds a study


12 April 2022
Policyholders Want Insurers To Restart Sending Physical Copies Of Policies

Policyholders Want Insurers To Restart Sending Physical Copies Of Policies

Most people want insurance companies to restart sending physical copies of policy documents as Covid-19 infections have fallen in India, finds a survey


13 April 2022
The 4 Things to Invest in Year 2022

The 4 Things to Invest in Year 2022

The health plans offered by ManipalCigna is linked to 27 patient-friendly hospitals and service over 4 million patients. It offers reward programs, health...


10 April 2022
What Are The Best ways To Make Your Retirement Corpus Last?

What Are The Best ways To Make Your Retirement Corpus Last?

Pay as much attention to the spending stage of retirement as you did to the accumulation stage. Here are a few ways in which you can make your retirement...


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27 March 2022
5 Post-Pandemic Money Goals

5 Post-Pandemic Money Goals

Lessons learnt during the pandemic have become the post-pandemic money goals for many people. Here’s a look at five of the main financial goals.


21 March 2022
Importance of Group Medical Insurance For Employees

Importance of Group Medical Insurance For Employees

Many employers include a group medical insurance policy as a healthcare benefit towards their employees. Besides saving on costs, it also offers multiple...


15 March 2022
3 Quick Tax-Saving Options That Have Dual Benefits

3 Quick Tax-Saving Options That Have Dual Benefits

There are ways by which you could save tax even at the last minute, before the financial year comes to an end. These three quick tax-saving products do more...


11 March 2022
Govt Appoints Ex-financial Services Secretary Debasish Panda As IRDAI Chief

Govt Appoints Ex-financial Services Secretary Debasish Panda As IRDAI Chief

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved Panda's appointment as chairperson of the insurance regulator initially for a period of three years from...


12 March 2022
Does Your Health Policy Cover These Benefits Or Is It Time To Port To Another?

Does Your Health Policy Cover These Benefits Or Is It Time To Port To Another?

As hospital costs continue to escalate, it’s time to switch to a health insurance policy that gives more coverage in terms of sum insured as well as better...


08 March 2022
Women Make More Number of Health Insurance Claims Than Men But For Lower Amount, Says Survey

Women Make More Number of Health Insurance Claims Than Men But For Lower Amount, Says Survey

Women make 31 per cent less claims in monetary terms when compared with men, according to a survey by SecureNow


07 March 2022
International Women’s Day: 3 Ways Women Can Build A Financial Safety Net

International Women’s Day: 3 Ways Women Can Build A Financial Safety Net

It is important for women to build a healthy financial safety net for themselves and their families.


05 March 2022
International Women’s Day: 5 Must-Have Insurance Policies For Women

International Women’s Day: 5 Must-Have Insurance Policies For Women

Women must look at health, critical illness, personal accident, motor and cyber insurance covers to build a comprehensive layer of protection for themselves...


28 February 2022
Check Out These 6 Key Ratios Before Buying an Insurance Policy

Check Out These 6 Key Ratios Before Buying an Insurance Policy

If you want to measure an insurer’s reputation, you should look at the key ratios of a company. The higher the claim settlement ratio, the greater are the...


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