The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Health Insurance with Dengue Treatment Cover


The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Health Insurance with Dengue Treatment Cover

Dengue fever is a vector-borne disease common in several countries, including India. It spreads through the bite of Aedes Mosquitoes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 400 million people worldwide get dengue every year. The disease starts as an acute viral infection and may lead to severe complications. Proper medical care is, therefore, crucial for the treatment of dengue. In India, treating this disease can cost up to Rs 5 Lakh. Hence, opting for the best dengue insurance that covers the treatment should be a priority for everyone.

It is during the rainy months when the risks of vector-borne diseases become high. ‘Prevention is better than cure’. One should take suitable healthcare measures to prevent a viral infection. It is also a sensible idea to prepare oneself financially by choosing health coverage. ‘Care’ by Care Health Insurance (Formerly Religare Health Insurance) is a comprehensive health policy that covers various vector-borne diseases, including dengue.

Here we share the key features and benefits of this Family health insurance plan

Features and Benefits of Dengue Health Insurance

Choosing a dengue health coverage plan for  will keep you financially safe by covering a range of medical expenses arising from the treatment. Mentioned below are some of the key features and benefits:

  • Offers coverage, up to the sum insured, for in-patient care expenses that include room charges, ICU charges, doctor’s fees, surgeon’s fees, etc.
  • Daycare treatment covers which includes medical procedures that do not require a hospital stay for a minimum of 24 hours
  • Cover for pre-hospitalisation medical expenses for a specified period, that is, 30 days before hospitalisation
  • The policy covers post-hospitalisation medical expenses for 60 days after the insured person is discharged from the hospital
  • Cover for ambulance up to a specified amount per hospitalisation
  • Specified coverage if the insured person avails alternative treatment at a recognised healthcare centre

The dengue fever insurance plan provides benefits such as automatic recharge, no claim bonus, and annual health check-ups, which offer a vital safety cushion for a family. Also, the policyholders can avail of add-on benefits such as international second opinion, global coverage, reduction in PED wait period, etc. The premium rates will vary accordingly.

Tips for Opting for Health Insurance for Dengue Treatment

Before opting for a health policy with dengue insurance coverage, consider the following points to help you make the best decision for your family.

Sum Insured: The treatment costs for dengue fever may vary depending on various factors, including the severity of the condition. Hence, you must consider the estimated medical expenses and opt for the right sum insured.

Policy Tenure: There are tenure options of 1, 2, and 3 years. You can look forward to discounts by choosing longer tenure options.

Individual and Family Floater Plans: You can choose a cover on an individual or floater basis, depending on your requirement.

Cashless Treatment: By choosing a health plan with dengue insurance cover, you can avail of cashless medical treatment at any of the network hospitals of the insurer using a health card. Make sure you have checked the list of network hospitals.  

Besides the points mentioned above, it is also vital for the policyholders to read the policy documents carefully. It will help them understand the policy features, waiting periods, sub-limits, and exclusions. 

Health is your most vital asset; it is time you make the right efforts to safeguard it. Opt for a health insurance policy today. Visit the official website of Care Health Insurance (Formerly Religare Health Insurance) to know more about the policy and claims procedures. 

Disclaimer: Underwriting insurance claims for vector-borne diseases is subject to policy terms & conditions. Please read the sales prospectus for more details.

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