Category: News & Events

How did they (try to) carry out the scam?
A student who amputated his own legs for a $1.3 million dollar insurance scam

By: Insurancepe April 27, 2024

In 2023, a university student in Taiwan tried to scam his insurers in an attempt to get a payout of $1.3 million dollars! By amputating his own legs! What did
Issued Guidelines to standardize Health Insurance Exclusion
New Health Insurance rules by IRDAI – April 2024

By: Insurancepe April 20, 2024

In April 2024, the insurance regulator IRDAI introduced changes to the health insurance regulations to protect policyholders and improve the health insurance experience. These revisions will be applied to all
Financial Year 2024
Two new insurance rules for the new financial year 2024

By: Insurancepe April 2, 2024

SURRENDER VALUE in Life Insurance policies Starting April 1, 2024, as announced by the insurance regulator IRDAI, revised surrender values in non-linked or linked life insurance products – traditional endowment
The big leak: How trade sanctions on Russia are failing
Russia’s dark fleet – crude oil tankers with “insurance”?

By: Insurancepe March 19, 2024

Western sanctions on Russian oil have had unexpected consequences for insurance of crude oil tankers, here’s how. A recent investigation and documents leaked to Financial Times and Danish investigative journalism
Cohort based pricing
Health insurance & Cohort-based pricing

By: Insurancepe March 7, 2024

You may have heard the phrase ‘cohort-based pricing’ being tossed around a lot recently; owing to the news that the regulator IRDAI is considering a proposal from health insurers to
Cashless Health Insurance
Cashless Everywhere – All you need to know

By: Insurancepe February 5, 2024

Starting January 25, 2024, you will have the freedom to choose any hospital – even those outside the network of your health insurance provider – for your treatment on a
The Art of Crisis prevention: Martime Security in the Red Sea & Gulf of Aden
The Red Sea shipping crisis

By: Insurancepe January 22, 2024

What is the Red Sea shipping route? The Red Sea is a crucial route for container shipping and international commerce. Being the fastest route between Europe and Asia, nearly 15%
Family Health Optima Insurance
The cost of poor service in Health Insurance

By: Insurancepe January 8, 2024

What happens when a legitimate claim is rejected by an insurance company? The insurance company ends up paying more than the original cost of the claim. At least that is
India is stressed out! – ICICI Lombard India Wellness Index 2023

By: Insurancepe December 21, 2023

India is stressed out! – the ICICI Lombard Wellness Index 2023 ICICI Lombard recently unveiled its much-anticipated sixth annual India Wellness Index for 2023. While the report shows promising positives
Four ways India’s new digital health claims system will change health insurance

By: Insurancepe November 6, 2023

India is expected to have a functional insurance claims exchange – the National Health Claims Exchange (NHCX) by December 2023. In August 2023, 29 insurers offering health insurance and 18