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Looking for Covid-specific insurance? these policies could be of use

It makes sense to buy Arogya Sanjeevani or the two new policies that the IRDAI has proposed even if you have a comprehensive policy

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Bindisha Sarang 

As per IRDAI, Corona Kavach will cover the cost of treatment of any co-morbid conditions, including pre-existing conditions
As per IRDAI, Corona Kavach will cover the cost of treatment of any co-morbid conditions, including pre-existing conditions

With the rise in Covid-19 cases across the country, the Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has asked all general companies to mandatorily offer a standard benefit-based health product by July 10, 2020. While these standard plans – Corona Kavach and Corona Rakshak – are yet to be launched, there are several other policies have been launched in the past few months to cover this dreaded illness. Supriya Rathi, whole-time director and principal officer, Anand Rathi Insurance Brokers says: “We already have a few players in the market who are offering Covid-specific insurance products and with this recent directive, we can expect the number of such offerings and benefits to only grow.”

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First Published: Thu, July 09 2020. 06:10 IST
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