Budget 2020: Reaction of the insurance industry

“The budget attempts a balancing act of promoting long term growth while maintaining fiscal prudence given the constraints. It pursues Read more

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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Critical issues in health insurance

It is interesting to think about the real costs associated with managing health. We normally do not look at health management in cost terms — our instinctive reaction is to procrastinate, as we may believe we are healthy and nothing can go wrong with us. But if only delaying a problem would solve it! 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

Health insurance set to get innovative

Notwithstanding presence of more than 24 health insurance companies, the Indian health insurance industry is still at a nascent stage compared with global peers. Globally, health insurance providers are much more advanced and have mature and developed products. 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

Max Bupa health Insurance launches Health Assurance scheme

Private health insurer Max Bupa recently launched a new scheme — Health Assurance — offering a combination of three benefits, which  will cover critical illness, personal accident and hospital cash.

“Health Assurance is an easy to understand yet comprehensive guaranteed cash benefit plan that is designed to ensure customers  have the freedom to choose their course of action and treatment in case of any emergency, just like they choose their own health  regimen to stay healthy,” Max Bupa Chief Financial Officer Neeraj Basur said in a release here. Read more