Cancer, cardiac care; 2 new disease-specific insurance cover hit the market

Your option for disease-specific health insurance covers have hit the market with Star Health Insurance offering a new cardiac care policy and Max Life Insurance launching a cancer insurance cover.

 

The policy provides benefit of waiver of all future premiums till the end of policy term in case the insured is diagnosed with carcinomain-situ (CiS) or early stage cancer. (Representative photo: Reuters)

 

Your option for disease-specific health insurance covers have hit the market with Star Health Insurance offering a new cardiac care policy and Max Life Insurance launching a cancer insurance cover.

Star Health’s cardiac care policy would cover those who have already undergone treatment for the same disease. It also includes additional cardiac procedures such as Atrial Septal Defect, Ventricular Septal Defect, Patent Ductus Arterious, that has been corrected, Radio Frequency Ablation, according to a company release.

The new benefits include cover for out-patient expenses subject to limit of Rs 500 per event and maximum of Rs 1500 per policy period. These expenses are reimbursable only when incurred at Star network hospitals / diagnostic centers. The policyholder will also get personal accident cover equal to the health sum insured for accidental death.

 

Source:-The Financial Express (Mumbai)

Date:-19th July,2016

 

 

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