Health Insurance
Opinion  /  Published 09.11.21

Left out: healthcare

Covid-19’s second wave put a massive strain on India’s medical infrastructure. With just 5 hospital beds and 8.6 doctors for every 10,000 people, India has one of the least robust medical ...
By Partha Pratim Chakraborty

States  /  Published 01.10.21

Sikkim’s health insurance launch on hold

The much-touted Sikkim Krantikari Morcha government’s universal health insurance scheme, Su-Swastha Yojana, which was to have formally rolled out from Friday, was suspended at the eleventh hour ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 27.09.21

Term plan costs to rise

Term life insurance policies may become costlier with reinsurance companies in favour of stricter guidelines on underwriting amid high mortality claims. According to industry sources, reinsurers have...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 27.09.21

Cover conscious

Most of us invest a lot of time in researching and determining what’s best for us. For instance, we look for a smartphone with a good storage space and battery life or when deciding on a car, we...
By Tapan Singhel

Business  /  Published 23.08.21

Leverage Wellness Points to Gain Several Benefits

Maintaining good health doesn't need any certified reason. Living a healthy life ensures the lesser risk of life, higher chances of elimination of critical diseases, big scope of avoiding health c...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio


Business  /  Published 02.08.21

Corona cover tweak call

Insurance policies Corona Kavach and Corona Rakshak have turned out to be loss-making products for most insurers, prompting them to seek for a re-pricing from the regulator as the high claims payouts ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.07.21

Consumables in health cover

Consumable items in hospital bills, which were out of pocket expenses a year back, are now available as add-ons to health insurance policies as policyholders feel the pinch of rising bills during the ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.06.21

Covid patients run into insurance hurdle

○ I am a Covid warrior doctor trying to serve the nation relentlessly and it’s really disappointing that in that process, if I get infected and admitted (to hospital) then also I have to pay s...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.06.21

Insurers call for health database

According to data compiled by the Life Insurance Council, the industry posted nearly 45 per cent growth in new business premium in April. The 24 life insurers, including LIC, collected Rs 9,738.79 cro...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 10.05.21

Push for Covid policy pause

By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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