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Getting a health cover for senior citizens is difficult, but not impossible

Health policies are expensive, and may come with restrictions. But they protect savings from getting wiped out


The senior citizens’ policy you buy must offer scope for enhancing the sum insured

Sanjay Kumar Singh New Delhi
Noida-based resident Sumeet Chauhan, 60, is a worried man these days. Having recently retired from a job in the private sector, he has realised that he no longer has the group health insurance cover that his company provided. He wants to buy a policy, but is not sure if he will get one, since he suffers from high blood pressure and has been taking medication for it for a few years.

Chauhan need not worry. While 10 years ago, someone in his position would have indeed found himself in a predicament, today a number of insurers offer health policies designed

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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 1:02 AM IST

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