Only a few insurers cover overseas treatment for critical illnesses

Published in Mint on Dec 01 2016, Written by Abhishek Bondia There are different protocols to claim for treatment overseas. Some insurers require cashless payment, whereas others prefer reimbursement. Is it possible to get coverage for treatment outside India under a health insurance plan? —Kavita Lahiri Medical insurance plans issued by Indian insurers cover treatment […]

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Buy a separate mediclaim plan for senior citizen in the family

Published in Mint on Oct 20 2016, Written by Abhishek Bondia I wanted to buy a Rs10 lakh sum assured family health cover from a private insurer for myself, my wife and our 1-year-old son. But my father, who is about to retire next month, got to know that the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) […]

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