Max Bupa Health Insurance plans to add 12 more branches in FY14




To enhance its customer base, the general insurer is also seeking partnerships with banks

Max Bupa Health Insurance recently said that it plans to expand from its current strength of more than 1,800 network hospitals, 21 offices in 13 locations and 9,500 agents for the current fiscal, according to a media report.

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IRDA norms give TPAs less room

It’s going to be a new ball game, albeit limited, for third party administrators (TPAs), entities that act as an intermediary between insurers and policyholders in processing insurance claims. Under the new set of health regulations laid down by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA), the functions and roles of TPAs have been clearly defined, which on the face of it look more restrictive than earlier. Read more

Max Bupa launches online super saver“ Health@companion

Max Bupa recently announced the launch of their online super saver product Health@Companion on its website Committed to making quality Health Insurance more accessible and affordable for customers, Max Bupa is using technology to deliver Health Insurance to customers within minutes, at the click of a button, from the comfort of their home. Read more

Best to buy online insurance in 2013

The budget laid down new rules for the insurance sector in 2012. The premium will be eligible for tax deduction and the income will be tax-free only if the insurance cover is 10 times the annual premium. The change forced companies to rejig their policies because tax considerations continue to drive insurance sales in India. Read more

Agents trip health insurance porting

Health insurance portability, which has been in force for a year, has not resulted in any major churn among policyholders. Insurers say that one of the reasons could be that agents are reluctant to hand-hold customers as regulations bar commissions on ported policies. Read more

Max Bupa Health Insurance walk for Health in association with TIMES NOW

TIMES NOW, India’s No. 1 English news channel partnered with Max Bupa Health Insurance Company to host the unique multi-city initiative – Max Bupa Walk for Health on Sunday, November 4th. Mumbaikars kept their promise to take the first step to health as they turned up in thousands this Sunday morning for Max Bupa Walk for Health in association with TIMES NOW.

The event saw a turnout of numerous Bollywood celebrities also, such as Anupam Kher, Anurag Kashyap, Kunal Kapoor, Shobha De, Dino Morea, Jackky Bhagnani, Shaina NC, Shama Sikandar, Poonam Dillon, Aditi & Aarzoo Gowitrikar. Walk for Health was carried simultaneously across Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi. Read more

Health Insurance: Max Bupa Health Insurance Invites India to Walk for Health

Max Bupa Health Insurance (Business Wire India) In keeping with its philosophy of placing customer’s health first, Max Bupa Health Insurance Company Limited today announced the launch of one of its kind multi-city initiative Walk for Health. Aimed at encouraging people to build more walking into their daily routine, Max Bupa Walk for Health, is an attempt to bring about positive long term sustainable behavioural change into their lives. Read more