Hike in health insurance premium 2020

Health Insurance Policy - Taxationwealth

Due to the recent announcement of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) regarding the change in guidelines of exclusions in Health Insurance, a hike in health insurance premium has become the need of the hour for health insurance companies.

As a result policy holders are set to enjoy better claim settlement ratio at the cost of hike in health insurance premium.

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New Guidelines

The number of ailments earlier excluded from the coverage are now included namely genetic disorders, mental health procedures, puberty, artificial life maintenance, internal congenital diseases, age related muscular degeneration and menopause.

In other words the exclusions like Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, HIV/AIDS, Knee Cap Replacement, Cataract Surgery, Morbid Obesity and others can’t be used as a barrier by health insurance companies for denying a health insurance policy.

Due to revamping of the insurance products the possible hike in health insurance premiums from October,2020 can be up to 25% of the current amount depending on the features added.

  • From 1-10-2020 every policy copy has to look similar and even the language used has to be standardized.
  • IRDAI has given insurance companies 1 year to restructure their health insurance products.

TW Bonus Point ~

Grab your health insurance as soon as possible after choosing the best health insurance company out there and make 3 year advance premium payment for your health insurance policy to be eligible for a premium discount of 25-30%.

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Gourav Ahuja

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