Diabetes is a serious ailment that need special attention and care. Diabetes happens when the body cannot produce sufficient insulin or cannot effectively utilize the insulin produced. This results in high blood sugar. As per the research World Health Organization (WHO) in 2015, 69.2 million people in India are suffering from diabetes and sugar level leading to various complications and threats to the different organ systems in the body. Diabetes is generally two types, Type 1 (also known as Juvenile Diabetes) and Type 2. Insurance Companies have some special plans that take care about the special needs of the patients.
You should check out these factors before buying an insurance for your parents-
1. Is the coverage level sufficient?- Hospitalization plans are those health insurance plans that reimburse the hospitalization and medical costs of an individual, subject to the sum insured. Hence, these plans are also known as indemnity plans.
2. The limit on covered expenses: #SubLimits- Family health insurance plans cover the entire family in one health insurance plan. It works under the assumption that not all members of a family will suffer from illness at one time. These plans cover hospital-related expenses which can be pre and post hospitalization. Most health insurance companies in India offering family insurance have a wide network of hospitals that help the insured people in times of an emergency.
3. Check the waiting period: #WaitingPeriod- As the name suggests, senior citizen health insurance plans are for the older people of the family. These plans cover health issues arising during old age. As per IRDAI guidelines, each insurer must provide cover up to age of 65 years.
4. Network of Hospitals: #NetworkofHospitals- Hospital Daily cash benefits is a defined benefit policy that provides a certain sum of money for every day of hospitalization.
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