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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

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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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