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GST Council did not recommend reducing GST on health insurance: FM

GST Council did not recommend reducing GST on health insurance: FM

🕔16:35, 5.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The GST Council has not recommended reduction of the 18 per cent GST rate on health insurance schemes, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Parliament on Monday. At present, GST on health insurance services is levied

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IRDAI allows home treatment as add-on cover in health insurance

IRDAI allows home treatment as add-on cover in health insurance

🕔17:46, 22.Jun 2021

Chennai, June 22  The Indian insurance regulator IRDAI has allowed non-life insurers to offer “homecare/domiciliary treatment” or treatment at home as an add on cover afresh or to their existing policies. In a circular to all non-life insurers including standalone

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Pandemic Relief: Covid-19 treatment may qualify for tax deduction benefits

Pandemic Relief: Covid-19 treatment may qualify for tax deduction benefits

🕔09:42, 9.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 9 Continuing with its pandemic relief initiatives, the government may extend income tax deduction benefits for Covid-19 treatment to individuals not covered under any health insurance. Sources said that several pre-budget proposals for providing tax relief for

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Rs 15.75 cr Covid-19 health insurance claims lodged till date

Rs 15.75 cr Covid-19 health insurance claims lodged till date

🕔11:40, 1.May 2020

Chennai, May 1  A total of about 790 health insurance claims amounting to about Rs 15.75 crore for Covid-19 have been lodged with the non-life insurers across the country till date, said an industry official. Speaking on the condition of

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‘Covid-19 claims are at 2.5 times average health insurance’

‘Covid-19 claims are at 2.5 times average health insurance’

🕔17:46, 20.Apr 2020

Chennai, April 20  The Covid-19 claim amount is nearly 2.5 times of the average claims amount paid, said a top official of a standalone health insurer. He said the company is bracing up for increased claims for Covid-19. “The Covid-19

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CCI makes U-turn on common TPA issue: Experts

CCI makes U-turn on common TPA issue: Experts

🕔13:36, 15.Sep 2014

Chennai, Sep 15  The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has taken a U-turn by ordering a probe against the General Insurers’ (Public Sector) Association (GIPSA) and the public sector general insurers for alleged anti-competitive practices, industry experts have said. In

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