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IndiaFirst Life Insurance and Star Health Insurance join hands to offer combi plans

Mumbai, June 29, 2016: IndiaFirst Life Insurance, a joint venture between Bank of Baroda, Andhra Bank and Legal& General (UK), announced their collaboration with Star Health Insurance Ltd., to introduce Star First Combi Plans – combination of health and...

Health insurer Max Bupa sees 30-45% revenue growth this fiscal

Break-even in next 3-4 yrs, says CEO Mishra New Delhi, September 24, 2014 - Max Bupa Health Insurance is eyeing 30-45 per cent growth in gross written premium (GWP) this fiscal as more Indians buy into the concept of private...

Kyrgyzstan Insurance Industry Set to Flourish Owing to Rising Demand in Healthcare Insurance

  New Delhi, May 19, 2016: Ken Research has announced its latest publication on, “The Insurance Industry in Kyrgyzstan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019”, which provides an exhaustive overview of the trends and participants in the Kyrgyzstan insurance industry....

SBI Life launches ‘Poorana Suraksha’ offering life, critical illness cover

Chennai, January 28, 2018:  Private insurance major SBI Life Insurance on Thursday launched 'Poorna Suraksha', a one of its kind plan, which was a non-linked, non-participating, term assurance plan, with an inbuilt Critical Illness cover. The policy offers coverage for a...

Health insurance claims: TPAs to be made more accountable

Mumbai, December 12, 2015: In a bid to seek greater accountability from third-party administrators (TPAs) for processing health insurance claims, the insurance regulator plans to tighten the regulations governing them. According to a senior official at the Insurance Regulatory and...

Committed to advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage through affordable and accessible healthcare...

New Delhi, December 19, 2017:  Year Ender: 2017 NATIONAL HEALTH POLICY 2017 The year 2017 saw the release of a new National Health Policy of the country after a gap of 15 years. The Cabinet in its meeting held on 15th March,...

Aditya Birla Nuvo inks pact for health insurance venture

Mumbai, June 05, 2015 The health insurance space could see the entry of a sixth standalone player in the next 12-15 months. Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd (ABNL) has inked a joint venture agreement with South Africa-based MMI Holdings to foray...

Health insurance must cover at least 80% of Indians: FICCI

New Delhi December  14, 2013: A huge medically under-served population, rising medical bills and the future needs of a country, make a fit case for better health insurance coverage. Industry body FICCI says that the country should aim...

Star Health pilots insurance policy for rural customers

Chennai, September 23, 2014 -  Buoyed by a compounded annual growth rate of 36 per cent in gross premium collection over the last four-five years, standalone health insurer Star Health Insurance plans to expand its horizon by opening 300 more...

Health Ministry to handle insurance plan for poor

New Delhi, April 02, 2015 The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), the health insurance scheme for below poverty line workers in the unorganised sector, will no be longer be handled by the Labour Ministry. With effect from April 1, 2015, the...