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Settle Covid-19 claims if patient is admitted in temporary hospital: IRDAI

Settle Covid-19 claims if patient is admitted in temporary hospital: IRDAI

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has asked non-life insurers to settle Covid-19 claims even if the patient is admitted in makeshift or temporary hospitals recognised by the government. In a circular, the insurance regulator told the general insurers that the makeshift or temporary hospitals permitted by central and state governments shall … Read more

Patient with kidney disease feels hopeful at home during COVID-19 pandemic

For the last three years, Terry McCallum, 75, has been receiving dialysis treatments from the comfort of his home. When he initially considered the change from in-center hemodialysis (ICHD) to peritoneal dialysis (PD), it was because he was having a hard time adjusting to dialysis and experiencing low blood sugar. Now, amid a pandemic, his … Read more