Health Insurance News: Few takers for medical portability

It’s been almost a year since health insurance portability came into force, but not many switchovers have happened in the last 12 months. “While the portability system has stabilised, in terms of switchovers, it has not been that significant,” G Srinivasan, chairman and managing director, United India Insurance, said. Read more

Bharti AXA Life launches India`s first Triple Benefit Critical Illness Plan

Bharti AXA Life Insurance, the private life insurance joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and AXA, the worlds largest insurance company, today forayed into the health insurance category, announcing the launch of Indias first triple benefit critical illness plan “Bharti AXA Life Triple Health Insurance Plan”.

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Health Insurance News: Health Insurance Portability

The IRDA, vide circular dated February 10, 2011, had issued guidelines on portability of health insurance policies which was to be introduced from 1st July 2011. Subsequently, on 24th June 2011, it was felt necessary to put in place a system to enable collection of data on the history Read more