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Cash-strapped patients with Covid-19 infection can consider loans

In a health emergency, speed of disbursement is more important than cost

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Sanjay Kumar Singh  |  New Delhi 

Cash-strapped patients with Covid-19 infection can consider loans
You may also need cash if your policy has a small sum insured or if for some reason you are forced to go to a non-network hospital

Even if you have a policy, you should carry a considerable amount of cash when checking in to a hospital for treatment. The insurer’s approval for cashless treatment may take time. In the meanwhile, the hospital could ask you to pay some amount upfront to begin treatment.

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First Published: Tue, April 20 2021. 06:10 IST
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