Thursday, February 18, 2010

How the Right Medical Insurance Company frees you from Worries

When you watch television, you must have often come across attractive advertisements of medical insurance providers. Even boards of such companies don the city streets. If you search for a good medical insurance provider online, you will come across a number of such companies offering individual and family plans in different variants and in varying insured sums and premiums.

Till a decade ago, the term ‘Medical Insurance’ hardly buzzed in the lips of health conscious individuals India. Though medical insurance companies existed, these were not as popular as they are today. Of course, there were a counted few and the concept hardly gained momentum then. Today with the rising awareness about health insurance, a number of medical insurance providers have cropped up offering competitive plans.

Having access to good healthcare services is all about choosing the right plan from the right company. It is strongly recommended that before you choose a particular medical insurance company, do get quotes and compare policies offered by other companies. Most of these companies offer quotes for free. One medical insurance company that has become a household name is Apollo Munich Insurance . The uniqueness of this company is that it covers many critical illnesses including maternity expenses, spectacles and contact lenses.

It offers family and individual plans in three variants with the cover amount ranging from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh. The benefits can be availed on a cashless basis in 4000 network hospitals.