Great Relief! FM asks IRDAI to act against Insurers and hospitals for denying the cashless claim against Covid-19 treatment


IRDAI: Corona cases in India are increasing continuously throughout the country. Millions of cases are coming out every day. A large number of people are getting infected. More than 3 lakh people have been found positive within the last 24 hours. In such a situation, now the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority IRDAI has made a big announcement to give relief to the corona patients. Now, like other diseases, they can also avail the facility of cashless treatment for corona. IRDAI has asked insurance companies to provide cashless treatment of corona to its customers in Network Hospital. For this, IRDA has also issued guidelines. The government has also welcomed this decision.

Know how corona patients will benefit
IRDA guidelines will provide a big relief to those who have got health insurance and also want to get the corona treatment cashless under this. That is, if a hospital is providing a cashless treatment facility to a patient for all diseases, then he will have to provide the same facility in Corona.

On April 22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had asked IRDA Chairman SC Khuntia to take immediate action on the complaints of insurance companies not providing cashless facility. That is, if a patient complains, strict action will be taken against that insurance company.

Keep these things in mind while taking insurance
Before taking an insurance policy, it is very important to know which diseases are covered in it. For this, check the list of health insurance schemes. Apart from this, check the claim settlement ratio of the insurance company. With this, you will know how many people have paid the treatment expenses so far. With this, you will get the benefit if you need it.

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