Reliance HealthWise- Gold
An online health insurance policy that aims at covering hospitalisation medical expenses and other incidental expenses in case insured person gets hospitalized.
It can be bought as an individual or family floater covering your spouse and 2 children under the same policy.
What does it do?
Apart from expenses incurred while hospitalized, this policy also provides for treatment taken at home on advice of the doctor, day care treatment for illnesses or procedures which do not require an overnight stay in hospital due to technological progress and hospitalisation expenses of donor if a major organ transplant happens. Recovery Benefit worth Rs 10000 post discharge, Daily Cash Allowance to pay for expenses which are otherwise not covered under the policy and Critical Illness Benefit are also on offer. Critical Illness benefit pays a lumpsum equal to the basic sum insured if any of the insured member contracts a listed illness. Ambulance expenses are covered too.
There is no capping on room rent or ICU rent.
There are no sub-limits on different illnesses.
This policy can be bought online as well.
Premiums paid towards this policy enjoy a tax benefit under Section 80D.
It does not allow lifelong policy renewal.
Critical Illness benefit is useful if you had a family history of any of the stated illnesses. The policy offers a satisfactory coverage, however, the policy does not allow to renew beyond 75 years of age. Old age is the time when chances of contacting the diseases is highest. Health insurance becomes crucial during that time period. Prefernce should be to buy a policy that offers lifetime renewals.
|Entry Age (years)|
|Minimum||18; 3 months for children|
|Maximum||55; 18 years for children|
|Maximum Policy Renewal Age (years)||75|
|Coverage Type||Individual/ Family floater|
|Sum Insured (Rs)|
|Policy Term (years)||1|
|No Claim Bonus||5% no claim bonus for every claim free renewal till it reaches 20% of initial sum insured|
|Pre Policy Medical Check Up||Mandatory above 45 years of age. Insurer reimburses 50% of the cost if proposal gets accepted|
|Policy Termination||Either of the parties may terminate this policy by giving a 15 days notice. The insurer would pay proportionate premiums if no claim has been made.|
|Customer Service||Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd., Regd Office: Reliance Centre, 19, Walchand Hirachand Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai 400001|
|Mail to||[email protected]|
|Call to||1800 3002 8282(toll free) ; 022 3989 8282(charges apply)|
|SMS||Type 'protect' and send it to 55454|
Additions to the Plan
|Scope of Cover|
|Cashless Facility||available if treatment taken in network hospital|
|Reimbursement facility||available if treatment taken in a non-network hospital|
|Pre and post hospitalisation||covers medical expenses during a period for upto 60 days prior to hospitalisation and 90 days post discharge respectively|
|Domiciliary hospitalisation||covered upto 10% of basic sum insured|
|Day Care treatment||covered subject to the list mentioned in the policy document|
|Nursing allowance||pays Rs 300 per day for a maximum of 5 days. However, in case of listed critical illnesses, the above mentioned reimbursement will be extended to maximum 10 days|
|Health check up||pays 1% (individual policy) or 1.35%(for floater policy) of average sum insured after 4 claim free years on a reimbursement basis|
|Critical illness||pays an additional amount equal to the basic sum insured under the policy if diagnosed with any of the listed sum critical illnesses. It covers Cancer, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, First Heart Attack, Kidney failure, Multiple Sclerosis, Major Organ Transplant, Stroke, Aorta Graft Surgery, Paralysis, Primary Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension|
|Donor Expenses||covers donor's medical expenses|
|Value Added Covers|
|Daily hospitalisation Allowance||pays Rs250 for each day completed in hospital as an inpatient if hospitalisation exceeds 3 days. This allowance will be granted upto maximum of 7 days in a policy year|
|Ambulance expenses||covered upto maximum of Rs 1000|
|Expenses on accompanying person (payable if hospitalised for 5 days or more)||pays Rs 300 per day for maximum of five days|
|Recovery benefit||convalesence benefit of Rs 10000 is paid in lumpsum if hospitalisation exceeds 10 days. This benefit is applicable for all insured members in a floater policy irrespective of the number of occurrences subject to the sum insured|
|Exclusions and Waiting Period|
|Pre-existing diseases||covered after 2 years of continuous renewal|
|No claim period||first 30 days of policy commencement|
|Waiting period||Certain diseases such as cataract, Hernia, sinusitis etc.shall be covered after first policy year elapses|
|Other exclusions||Naturopathy treatment or any other Non-Allopathic treatment|
Cost Details not available on the company's website.