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Policyholders get solely 45-80% of Covid payments, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Chennai: Because the variety of folks hospitalised as a consequence of Covid rise, many discover that they should settle an enormous chunk of the bill out of their very own pockets regardless of having well being insurance.Policyholders are once more caught within the crossfire between hospitals and insurers over the remedy of consumables like private safety tools (PPE) kits leading to solely 45% to 80% of hospital bills being recoverable by clients.For 81-year-old diabetic and hip fracture affected person Okay Saraswathi, who was handled for Covid-19 for eight days received solely Rs 56,500 reimbursed of the full Rs 1.18 lakh bill from third-party administrator Raksha. Amongst different issues that have been disallowed included Rs 17,600 for PPE claims. Whereas insurers cite General Insur...