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Govt May Double Ayushman Bharat Reach, Increase Health Cover to ₹10 Lakh

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Imagine having a safety net that catches you when life throws unexpected medical expenses your way. The Indian government is planning a major expansion of its flagship Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme over the next three years. The exciting development involves potentially including all individuals over 70 years of age in the scheme and increasing …

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Centre Considers Lowering GST to 12% for Health Insurance Premiums, Aiming to Expand Coverage

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The Centre is contemplating a reduction in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate on health insurance premiums from the current 18% to 12%, particularly for premiums up to Rs 30,000. This move aims to make health insurance more affordable and accessible, potentially widening coverage across the population. Currently, with the prevailing market rates, a …

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IRDAI Removes Age Limit for Health Insurance, Enhancing Coverage and Accessibility

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The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has taken a significant step towards enhancing healthcare accessibility and coverage by eliminating the age limit of 65 years for individuals purchasing health insurance policies. This move aims to foster a more inclusive healthcare ecosystem and provide comprehensive protection against unforeseen medical expenses. Key Points: Removal …

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Deepti Gaur Mukerjee Takes the Helm as CEO of National Health Authority

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The National Health Authority (NHA) has officially appointed Deepti Gaur Mukerjee as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The announcement was made on Wednesday, marking the beginning of a new era for the apex body responsible for overseeing the implementation of the government’s flagship health initiatives. Deepti Gaur Mukerjee, a 1993 batch Indian Administrative Service …

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