High claims indicate high utilization of the policy by employees. This actually indicates that the purpose with which you bought the policy is getting served well. It is natural that if a certain group claims more than others, it will also have to bear a higher share of the burden of premium. Despite an increase, […]
I am offered an option between choosing a Public Sector (PSU) or a private insurer for my group health insurance. How do I decide? What are the benefits I can enjoy if I choose either type of insurer?
There are unique benefits to choosing either type of group health insurer. A few private insurers provide faster claim settlements as compared to PSUs. However, PSUs offer GIPSA (General Insurance Public Sector Association) packages through PPN-listed hospitals which brings in a greater rationalization of the claims cost structure in billing. Standardized packages and rates safeguard […]
Why should I buy my group insurance through Securenow Insurance Broker and not directly from the insurer? Further, how is Securenow better than other brokers?
Planning to buy a group insurance cover? We have got you covered with some of the exclusive benefits that you could avail yourself of while buying the insurance cover for your employees. Listed below are some of the salient features available in the SecureNow platform : Securenow is a leading, award-winning, tech-enabled insurance broking firm. […]
Is it better to have an insurer with a TPA for my group mediclaim, or should one pick an insurer that processes claims in-house i.e. on their own?
Both in-house claim departments and TPAs provide effective processes for health insurance claim settlements. The in-house claim process allows the insurance company to exert better control. This includes easier claims handling and a lower turn-around time (TAT) for policyholders. TPAs have their own cashless hospital networks which are generally wider than most insurers.
Companies must prepare themselves to adapt to the shifting business environment as Artificial Intelligence becomes more fully entrenched in the sector. Insurance executives must grasp the variables that will influence this shift. As well as how artificial intelligence in Insurance (AI) will affect claims, marketing, underwriting, and costing. With this insight, they can begin to […]
The insurance industry is undergoing a major rethink. With the rise of digitalization and innovation, there has been a steady growth in new technologies, products, and services that are revolutionizing the industry. Consequently, a new industry has come into being: Insurtech. The advancement of tech in the insurance sector has been remarkable. Insurtech is making […]
The Indian health insurance market is witnessing a rise in demand for more comprehensive and customized health coverage plans. This has led to expansion in the private health insurance products available which has unveiled newer avenues of growth for the insurance industry. In the last ten years, it has grown at a CAGR of 23%, […]
Full-Stack Digital Insurers are insurance firms that are fully licensed and controlled by a regulatory authority. At the outset, not every InsureTech firm is eager to collaborate with incumbents. Many platforms highlighted in the ecosystem are actively attempting to outmatch incumbents. But whether such platforms will actually succeed is yet to be seen. This viewpoint […]
In India, the InsureTech environment is still in its infancy. In comparison to the worldwide average of 6.5%, present insurance penetration in India is relatively low, with 2.76% for life insurance policies and 0.93% for non-life insurance plans. The present InsureTech industry in India is controlled by a handful of new-age insurers such as Digit, […]
Insurance firms are not often seen as technical trailblazers. An insurance company’s connection with its customers has always been occasional, transitory, transactional, and pecuniary. Thus, they have never felt the need of being at the forefront of technology. Today, in the age of smartphone and cloud services, insurance companies continue to be among the most […]