Pros and Cons of Buying Insurance Online

Pros and Cons of Buying Insurance Online

Health insurance plans have become more popular than ever before. Care Health Insurance strives to offer the best health insurance in India. Keeping in mind the comfort and instant needs of customers, online purchasing options have also been enhanced.. You can now buy the best health insurance policy in no time, with just a few clicks. Rapid advancements in technology and the changing needs of the market have given rise to a more comprehensive experience of online insurance purchases. 

The burgeoning prevalence of smartphones has further added to the ease of online purchase of health insurance policies. Now, people can seamlessly navigate through various options and pick the best health insurance policy in India all with a few clicks on their mobile phones. 

Read on as we discuss the benefits of a health insurance policy when purchased online and the things you must keep in mind.

How to Buy Insurance Online?

In order to understand the benefits of health insurance policies purchased online and related limitations, let's first understand the purchasing process. A health insurance plan can be purchased offline by visiting a nearby branch. However, if you do not want to step out, here is how you can quickly invest in the best health insurance in India:

Step 1: Visit the home page and click on any of the insurance policy options as per your need, for instance, health insurance or travel insurance

Step 2: You need to enter your email or mobile number to get the quotations. In no time, you will get the policy quotations

Step 3: Take your time and choose the insurance option which is best suited to your needs. 

Step 4: Enter details as asked like name, address, mobile number, etc. and upload documents as required

Step 5: Make the payment online via any of the preferred modes and complete the process

You may also find the “View Plan” option on the home page. By entering your mobile number, you can quickly get the quotations and proceed further. While purchasing the policy, you can also choose add-ons to make your plan a more comprehensive one.

Advantages of Purchasing Insurance Online:

Now that you know how you can purchase the best health insurance in India through Care, let's dive into the benefits of purchasing insurance online:

Cost-effective Option

Earlier when insurance policies were primarily bought and sold offline, various costs were included in the purchase process. Thanks to the online process, purchasing the best health insurance has become quite cost-effective.  All you have to do is visit the official website, follow the process and pay the premium. Hence bypassing brokerage, commission, and other related expenses.

Be Your Own Agent

With the availability of information online and quick policy purchasing options, you may not need an insurance agent anymore. This can help you avoid paying for agent’s commission. Also, any negligence on your part can lead to fraudulent cases. To avoid these risks, purchasing an insurance policy online is a great option.

Better Transparency

As a customer, you would expect transparency in information, be it payments or coverage. Transparency of policy details is of the paramount importance in case of health insurance.  Since online policy purchases do not require agents, you can check all the information with utmost transparency without the risk of being manipulated. All the policy-related details are readily available on the website and you may also connect with an executive at Care Health Insurance for more clarity on the topic.

Time Effective

Offline policy purchase requires you to physically visit a branch. For this, you may have to take a day off from your busy schedule or plan it beforehand. However, this is not the case when it comes to health insurance online. All you need is an internet connection and a smartphone/laptop/PC/tablet. Using any of these devices, you can quickly purchase an insurance plan of your choice without any hassle.

Increased Customer-company Clarity

It is highly advised and also a legal obligation on the part of the customer to provide correct information about themselves while purchasing insurance. In online policy purchases, the company connects directly with the customer and clarity is easier. Customers need to provide correct details directly to the company. Transparency in policy purchase ensures you get comprehensive and better coverage. The risks of claim rejection are also reduced.

Ease of Availability

There are no time restrictions when you shop for an insurance policy online. You may purchase a plan anytime anywhere as per your choice. Unlike the offline method where you need to visit a branch during office hours, the online platform is open 24*7 for anyone planning to purchase or renew a health insurance policy.

Online Status Check

After you purchase a policy, you may check the status of your plan within a few clicks. You need not step out of your house. You may check the policy expiry dates by checking your profile on the official website and renewing on time without any hassle.

Things You Must Keep in Mind Before Purchasing Insurance Online

After understanding the benefits of online purchase of Care Health Insurance coverage, let's move further. If you are someone purchasing an online insurance plan for the first time, here are a few things you must know:

Lack of Guidance

While purchasing insurance policies online, you are the one who gets to decide the best health insurance for yourself. In such a case, someone who is new to insurance may struggle to understand all the terms and clauses. Having the guidance of an agent or insurance executive can better help you understand the best coverage for your needs. Go through our blogs to get detailed information on almost all health insurance issues. 


While looking for an insurance policy online, you can also personalise your Care Health Insurance policy according to your needs. However, it may require complete clarity of your needs as well as the plan you wish to buy. For some people, discussing the plan options face to face with an executive can be a good experience. If you want, you can connect to an executive, personalising plans can be an easy task.

Compare Before Finalising

You should always remember to compare all the available options before finalising a health insurance policy. Do not forget to compare multiple plan options, before making the final buying decision. With Care Health Insurance coverage, you can easily compare plans online and choose the best option available.

Over To You

Taking financial goals into account is a must when making a new investment like insurance plans. You may make a budget and then find plans that best suit your needs. Purchasing the best health insurance in India is now an easy task with online policy purchasing options. With Care Health Insurance, you get a range of insurance plans to choose from. In case of any doubt or query, you may connect with our executive who will help you get clarity and choose the best health insurance.

>> Also Read: Benefits Of Buying Health Insurance Online

Disclaimers: All plan features, benefits, coverage, and claims underwriting are subject to policy terms and conditions. Kindly refer to the brochure, sales prospectus, and policy documents carefully.

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