Health Insurance

  • Odisha makes health insurance provision for journalists 04-03-2014 03:08 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday decided to introduce health insurance scheme for journalists, official sources said. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved a proposal in this regard which has provision of insurance cover worth Rs 1 lakh per annum. Five members of a journalist family could get benefit from the scheme,...
  • New government's health insurance scheme to benefit 7 lakh families 15-02-2014 07:47 AM

    Uttarakhand government on Friday decided to launch a special programme to benefit families not covered under the National Health Insurance scheme. The Chief Minister Health Insurance Scheme was cleared by the state cabinet at a meeting in Dehradun, official sources said. Around 7 lakh families in the state, who are...
  • US: Health insurance markets open; success to be seen 01-10-2013 12:27 PM

    Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time on Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care reforms, entering a world that is supposed to simplify the mysteries of health coverage but could end up making it even...
  • No proposal from Chhattisgarh govt on setting up ESI hospital: K Suresh 08-09-2013 10:47 PM

    Raipur: Union Minister K Suresh on Sunday said the Chhattisgarh government was dithering on construction of a Employees State Insurance (ESI) hospital which will benefit workers under the social security and health insurance scheme. "No proposal has come so far from Chhattisgarh government for setting up ESI hospital...If such proposal...
  • Cabinet approves health insurance for rickshaw-pullers 04-06-2013 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: Rickshaw-pullers, rag pickers, sanitation workers and taxi drivers are among a host of unorganised sector workers who have been brought under the ambit of the national health insurance scheme in a decision taken by the union cabinet Tuesday. The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) would be extended to...
  • Fake health cards scam running into crores surfaces in UP 21-05-2013 09:57 AM

    Lucknow: In an embarrassment to the Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh, a major fake smart health card scam, which comes under the National Health Insurance Scheme, has come under scrutiny. This could turn out to be one of the major scams in Uttar Pradesh after the Akhilesh government came to...
  • Explain 'unnecessary' hysterectomy surgeries: NHRC 12-04-2013 08:29 PM

    Raipur: The NHRC has directed the Chhattisgarh government to submit a report within a month over the allegations that 7,000 'unnecessary' hysterectomy surgeries were conducted in the state by some doctors, just to claim money under a health insurance scheme. "There are allegations that 7,000 hysterectomies - uterus removal surgeries...
  • Is health insurance good for you? 04-10-2011 12:56 PM

    Is health insurance good for your health? One way to answer this would be to randomise people into a group that receives insurance and another that doesnt, and see which group is healthier over time. The only such study was done back in the 1970s by the RAND Corporation in...
  • LIC introduces unique new health plan: Jeevan Arogya 01-06-2011 11:35 AM

    Mumbai: From June 1, 2011 LIC of India is launching a New Non-Linked Health Insurance Plan "Jeevan Arogya". The plan offers comprehensive hospitalization benefits for the whole family of the Principal Insured. A unique feature of this plan is that it also offers to cover the Parents in-law of the...
  • Deadlock on 'cashless' treatment refuses to end 22-07-2010 01:07 PM

    Both the insurers and the private hospitals have failed to reach an agreement on the issue of 'cashless' treatment. ...
  • How to avoid paying high medical bills 16-06-2009 03:35 PM

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  • Ensuring health cover for the poor 27-01-2007 11:28 AM

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