If you’re renewing your health insurance, you must know this

On receiving a renewal notice, do not merely find the ‘click here to renew now’ link. Renewal of health insurance policy is a vital buying decision.

Jun 25, 2017 04:06 IST India Infoline News Service

On receiving a renewal notice, do not merely find the ‘click here to renew now’ link. Renewal of health insurance policy is a vital buying decision. 

 
Here are three significant factors you should bear in mind before renewing your health insurance policy:
 
Check the renewal proposal
 
Insurance company generally sends out the insurance renewal letters at least 45 days earlier than the renewal date. The letter undoubtedly states the sum assured, claims availed, no claim bonus and additional important facts about your policy. Please go through these and inform the insurance company if there are any non-conformities.
 
Review before renewal
 
This is the most significant part of the procedure. If you are thinking of moving out to another insurance company, you better start at least 60 days before the due date. All this will take some time, and so you have to start prior.
 
Revisit your insurance requirements
 
You may have purchased the policy two or three years ago. Regardless of the no claim bonus accrued, the cover may be insufficient. If you have moved from a Tier 2 city to a metro city, you require more cover as the cost of hospitalisation goes up. This ensures that your health insurance cover is adequate to address your requirements.

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