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

Interview with Roopam Asthana, Director & CEO, Liberty Videocon General Insurance

Liberty Videocon General Insurance, a joint venture between Videocon Industries and the US-based Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, is the newest (27th) entrant to the general insurance segment in India. In his first interview after becoming chief of the company, Roopam Asthana, director and chief executive officer, tells M Saraswathy they would like to move with caution for now. Edited excerpts: Read more