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Deduction U/s. 80D for Medical Insurance/Expenses & Mediclaim

Income Tax - Deduction U/s. 80D of the Income Tax Act, 1961 in respect of Medical Insurance Premium (Mediclaim) paid, to keep in force insurance by individual either on his own health or on the health of spouse, dependent parents and children or paid by HUF on the health of any members of the family....

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Section 80D: Deduction for premium paid for Medical Insurance

Income Tax - CA Abhianchal Dua Deduction is available up to Rs. 25,000 to a tax payer of premium paid for Medical insurance of self, spouse and dependent children. If individual or spouse is 60 years old or more the deduction available is Rs 30,000 (this amount has been increased to Rs 50,000 w.e.f A.Y 2019-20). An additional […]...

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Section 80D Deduction for Mediclaim Insurance Premium

Income Tax - Section 80D: Deduction Under Section 80D for Mediclaim Insurance Premium to Individual, HUF, Senior Citizens....

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A cashless hospitalisation facility from your mutual fund scheme

Income Tax - Often financial planners advise individuals to set apart atleast six months of their earnings as an emergency fund in order to meet unforeseen expenses such as sudden hospitalisation, loss of jobs, etc. Such a fund is generally maintained in cash at home or in a savings bank account, which earns an interest of around 3.5%....

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Why we need Health Insurance and related Myths

Income Tax - Recently, My Father in law was hospitalised and had a surgery. Strangely, all visitors asked “Do you hold a Health Insurance? Expenses are covered nah?” Listening to this I had decided that my next article had to be on Health Insurance. So  in this ‘Thoughtful Thursday’ we are covering everything you want to know ...

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Service tax applicable on all cashless mediclaim transactions from July 1 2010

Income Tax - A new 10.3% service tax has been introduced on all cashless mediclaim transactions from July 1, to be paid by Third Party Administrators (TPA) to hospitals later. What does this mean for consumers? According to lawyer and consumer activist Jehangir Gai, "Consider that a patient with a cover of Rs 1 lakh has been allowed a claim of the fu...

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Soon mediclaim for treatment at overseas hospitals

Income Tax - Medical care at overseas hospitals could well be within your reach with a number of health insurance providers planning to launch a premium health cover shortly. Health insurance providers, both private and state-owned, are readying products targeted at high networth individuals that would provide a cover of about Rs 50 lakh....

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Portability of Health Insurance Policies from 1st July 2011

Ref: IRDA/HLT/MISC/CIR/030/02/2011 - (10/02/2011) - There have been several representations from consumer associations and policyholders for enabling portability of health insurance policies from one insurer to other insurer. Persons shifting from one region to other regions are many times put to disadvantage due to lack of insurers’ office provid...

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449 Hospitals to Provide Cashless Facility to the Insured and also Package Rates for 41 Common Surgical Procedures

NA - (21/08/2010) - The Public Sector General Insurance Companies have been incurring health insurance claims in excess of premium received and after factoring in acquisition costs, which are around 10%, and the management expenses which are over 25%, the Combined Ratio i.e. the total expenses for health portfolio exce...

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Withdrawal of Medical (Cashless) Insurance Products by Public Sector Insurance Companies

NA - (18/08/2010) - Statement in Response to Calling Attention Motion Notice on Unilateral Revision / Withdrawal of Medical (Cashless) Insurance Products by Public Sector Insurance Companies. The Minister of State for Finance Shri Namo Narain Meena made the following Statement in response to the Calling Attention Motio...

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Efforts on to restore cashless treatment facility

NA - (13/07/2010) - Concerned over the plight of patients after withdrawal of the cashless treatment facility by some hospitals at the behest of PSU insurance firms, noted heart surgeon Naresh Trehan on Monday said all-out efforts are underway to resolve the issue....

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Mediclaim policyholders will soon be able to switch their health cover providers

NA - (23/06/2010) - Mediclaim policyholders, who are not satisfied with the service of their existing service providers, will be able to switch to another insurer soon without any change in the premium outgo.However, this facility will be available to those policyholders who are insured for a sum of Rs 1 lakh and above...

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Deduction U/s. 80D for Medical Insurance/Expenses & Mediclaim

Deduction U/s. 80D of the Income Tax Act, 1961 in respect of Medical Insurance Premium (Mediclaim) paid, to keep in force insurance by individual either on his own health or on the health of spouse, dependent parents and children or paid by HUF on the health of any members of the family....

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Section 80D: Deduction for premium paid for Medical Insurance

CA Abhianchal Dua Deduction is available up to Rs. 25,000 to a tax payer of premium paid for Medical insurance of self, spouse and dependent children. If individual or spouse is 60 years old or more the deduction available is Rs 30,000 (this amount has been increased to Rs 50,000 w.e.f A.Y 2019-20). An additional […]...

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Section 80D Deduction for Mediclaim Insurance Premium

Section 80D: Deduction Under Section 80D for Mediclaim Insurance Premium to Individual, HUF, Senior Citizens....

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A cashless hospitalisation facility from your mutual fund scheme

Often financial planners advise individuals to set apart atleast six months of their earnings as an emergency fund in order to meet unforeseen expenses such as sudden hospitalisation, loss of jobs, etc. Such a fund is generally maintained in cash at home or in a savings bank account, which earns an interest of around 3.5%....

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Why we need Health Insurance and related Myths

Recently, My Father in law was hospitalised and had a surgery. Strangely, all visitors asked “Do you hold a Health Insurance? Expenses are covered nah?” Listening to this I had decided that my next article had to be on Health Insurance. So  in this ‘Thoughtful Thursday’ we are covering everything you want to know ...

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Taxability of Medical Insurance Premium paid by employer in employees hand

Many companies as a part of the compensation to employees and its HR policy pay for the health insurance of the employees and it’s family. The premium is paid by the company for the benefit of the employees.However, the HR department needs to understand the tax implication for the premium paid in the hand of the Company/Organisation an...

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Sec. 80D Deductions for senior citizens raised to Rs. 50000

Section 80D, inter-alia, provides that a deduction upto Rs 30,000/- shall be allowed to an assessee, being an individual or a Hindu undivided family, in respect of payments towards annual premium on health insurance policy...

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5 Benefits of Health Insurance

Health care plans provide tax benefits. Premiums paid towards your health care policy are eligible for tax deductions under Section 80D of the Income Tax Act, 1961. If you are under 60 years of age, you may claim up to INR 25,000 tax benefits on health insurance premiums for yourself, your spouse, and dependent children, and an additional...

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Checklist to buy Health Insurance; Selection of Insurance Company and Tax Benefits

So, this is It? Checklist to Choose your Best Health Insurance Policy:- 1. Hospital Room Rent Eligibility, 2. Co Payment and Sub Limits for diseases (if any), 3. Waiting Period for Pre Existing Disease, 4. Waiting period for few specific diseases like Cataract, Hernia etc, 5. Cover Amount and Premium charged as compared to other players w...

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What to do if your claim from mediclaim policy is rejected?

Most of the times, amidst having taken a health insurance policies from reputed companies, we end up paying from our pockets. Ignorance is the major cause for us to put ourselves in this situation. Well, you have a policy, spent majorly on an illness but your claim is rejected. I know how frustrated it would have been for you. Ok, what ca...

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