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In this policy, the Insured gets the benefit of Hospital as well as Domiciliary Hospitalization Benefits, which mean medication for a period exceeding three days, wherein the insured was being treated at home, whereas in the normal course of circumstances, the Insured would have been confined to a hospital/nursing home.

The reason for this being Insurance is also extended for any one illness, which means a continuous period of illness, including a relapse which may occur after a lapse of 45 days after the last date of consultation with the hospital, where treatment may have been taken.

Post Hospitalization care is included for 60 days after Hospitalization by way of medical expense coverage.

The claim does not cover pre existing diseases. A few diseases other than those mentioned in the clause which occur during the first 30 days from the commencement date of the policy like cataract, hydrocele, hernia etc. are not covered during the first year of insurance cover.

The policy does not provide coverage during pregnancy. The same may be obtained however, by group coverage with a loaded premium of about 20-25%

Family coverage is applicable for a family with two children only.

Age limit
Insurance is available to persons between the age of 5 and 75. Children between the age of 3 months and 5 years of age can be covered, provided one or both parents are covered.

Family Discount of 10 % in the total premium is allowed, when the insurance policy includes the insured as well as one or more of the following Notice of Claim
A preliminary notice of claim should be made within seven days, stating Claimant’s name. Policy No. Nature of illness/injury. Name of the attending medical Practitioner/Hospital/Nursing Home.

Final Claim
To be made within 30 days along with cash–memos/bills etc.

Cumulative Bonus
The sum insured will be progressively increased by 5% each year with respect to “No Claim Bonus”. In addition a medical–check will be offered free, at the end of four consecutive “No–Claim” block or period.

An individual maybe insured for a sum of Rs. 15,000/– to Rs. 300,000/– or more. The premium is valid for the insured period of one year only. This may vary as per the age factor, for example, the premium for an insured amount of Rs. 15,000/– may vary from Rs. 175/– to Rs. 330/– depending on the age group i.e 45 years to 75 years. The other factor that is also variable is the limit for domiciliary hospitalization. i.e Rs. 3000/– to Rs. 45,000/– depending on the amount of the sum insured.

For further information please contact:
The New India Assurance Co Ltd.
Sharda Centre, 2nd Floor.
Behind Nalstop, Off Karve Road,
Pune 411004.
(Or any of their Branch Offices)