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Lyju has written health insurance related articles for Medindia.
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Medicaid / Medicare are different governmental programs that provide medical and health-related services to specific groups of people in U.S. and managed by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
An insight into the health insurance schemes and policies as promoted by the Government.
The Chief Minister's Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme will benefit 1.34 crore families. Sum assured per family is Rs. 1 lakh/year for a total of 4 years.
Many people worry about getting health insurance plans for pre-existing conditions and they believe that if they are suffering from a medical condition, they will simply be denied insurance coverage.
Switching of mediclaim policies from one insurer to another, without losing out on coverage due to exclusion is now possible in India as per IRDA guidelines on 1st Oct’11.