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Mediclaim or health insurance policy is a basic health cover.Enter your basic details like your age, gender, whether you want to cover yourself or your family and a sum insured value. This value will be amount of cover according your needs and it is one of essential factor for premium calculation.
Health Insurance is a type of insurance whereby the insurer pays the cost of hospital and medical care of the insured if the insured become sick due to covered causes, or due to accidents.
A Family Floater is a single policy that takes care of the hospitalization expenses of your entire family. The premium charges in this plan depend on the age of eldest member in the family going for cover.
Medical examination may be required in some cases, based on the sum assured and the age of the person. But if you are aged above 55 most of the insurers will ask you to undergo medical examination.
Pre- and Post-hospitalization expenses cover all relevant medical expenses incurred 30 days prior to hospitalization and expenses incurred during 60 days after hospitalization. Relevant expenses means all expenses pertaining to the disease for which one is hospitalized.
Pre-existing disease is a disease or a condition existing in a person before the acceptance of the risk. The insured or a person buying the policy may or may not be aware of these conditions. These conditions may aggravate and lead to serious medical conditions in the future.
A waiting period is the length of time the insured may have to wait before being eligible for some of the health policy benefits.
An adult has to undergo the following medical test:
An additional charge would be collected for the Medical Test from you.
Yes, but after a specified waiting period provided it is renewed continuously for the same period.
No, any illness contracted within 30 days from the day of inception of the policy is not covered except for injuries from accidents.
Premium up to Rs.15000/- qualifies for tax benefit under Section 80D of the Income Tax Act.
Yes, you would be required to pay premium again.
For family floater plan premium is charged on the basis of number of person covered and the age of the eldest member in the plan.
Claim can be of two types:
Where the member of the covered family is aware of the hospitalisation 2-3 days in advance. In case of planned hospitalisation:
Where the insured meets with sudden accident or suffers from bout of illness that requires immediate admission to the hospital. In case of emergency hospitalisation:
The claims are serviced at both network and non-network hospitals.
The following are basic documents required for filing a claim:
No, you cannot claim twice for single expense.
Cashless hospitalization is a facility provided by the insurers wherein the insured can get admitted and undergo the required treatment without paying directly for the medical expenditure. The medical expense, thus incurred, shall be settled by the company directly with the hospital. The Cashless claim facility can be obtained only at the hospital network the service provider has a tie-up with.
In case of a reimbursement claim, the insured pays the expenses himself with the hospital and then claims for a reimbursement of those expenses.
Pre-authorization is basically an authorization issued either by the insurance company or the service provider, specifying the value of the medical treatment that can be claimable under their insurance policy. To receive a pre-authorization, you need to submit duly fill in the Pre-authorization form.
The company ties up with hospitals for cashless claim process. When you avail of a cashless treatment in any of these network hospitals, the company would settle the claim with the hospital directly. For a complete list of network hospitals, log on to Service Provider's or TPA's website. Hospital network list of each Service Provider or TPA may vary.
Non network hospitals are the ones with which the company does not have a cashless tie up. When you avail treatment here, you first settle the bills yourself and then submit the relevant documents and bills to the service provider or TPA. The amount, consequently, is reimbursed to you based on policy terms and conditions.
Cashless hospitalization is available only in network hospitals. You are at liberty to choose a non-network hospital also. In case you avail treatment in a non-network hospital, insurer will reimburse you the amount of bills subject to the policy taken by the policyholder. Note: Only expenses relating to hospitalization will be reimbursed as per the policy taken. All non-medical expenses will not be reimbursed.