Revolutionising health insurance with technology

Munish Daga, CEO, Remedinet Technologies, expounds on the scope and possibilities of digital platforms for healthcare insurance in India. This article was first published in the January edition of Express Healthcare.

201701ehm51-600x400.gif

The Gap

Despite the technological evolution of the healthcare sector over the past two decades, health insurance in India continues to grapple with the same difficulties such as lack of adoption and complex utilisation. As a result, the adoption numbers struggle to make it past a disappointing percentage figure in a country with the second largest population in the world. On the flip side, the situation in which the health insurance industry currently finds itself, also presents tremendous opportunities to evolve, possibility to scale, and scope to become profitable. The emergency of the situation, in several cases has not only served as a business opportunity, but also led to the adoption of digital frameworks as foundational pillars that ensure last mile delivery of health insurance for the policyholder.

Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements

This Indian Tech Disruptor Is Changing India’s Health Insurance Claims System

This articles was first published on Forbes Asia Online.

If you suffer the misfortune of being an inpatient in the Indian medical system, you may find your time spent trying to file health insurance claims ends up being longer than your time as a patient, because it’s all being filed by hand. One company set out to be the first to solve this, finding an unusual new problem ahead.

After hearing about an inpatient insurance claims experience, Remedinet CEO Munish Daga says he realized that the process was unnecessarily painful, taking between four and six hours to complete in many cases.

Read the rest of this entry »


Our platform cuts claim adjudication time by 50%

This article was first published in Mint on 24th July.

 

Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint

For health insurance to be truly cashless, it’s important that hospitals and insurers talk to each other in real time. Remedinet Technologies Pvt. Ltd is a cloud-based platform that aims to simplify the back-end of cashless claims by connecting hospitals to the insurers. Munish Daga, chief executive officer of the company, spoke to Mint and explained how the platform reduces the turn-around time on claims settlement.

Read the rest of this entry »


Remedinet’s pill for cumbersome insurance claims

This story was first published in the April issue of Forbes India Magazine.

If patients find it difficult to get their claims cleared and approved by insurance companies, hospitals too face their own share of bottlenecks while dealing with cashless insurance claims.

Read the rest of this entry »


Healthcare Glides on Tech Wings

This story was first published in Ehealth’s March 2016 issue

Technological innovations are taking place with a significant growth, changing the shape of various industries as these evolve. Technology plays a pivotal role in all processes, starting from registration of patients to data monitoring, from lab tests to selfcare tools in the healthcare domain Romiya Das of Elets News Network (ENN) finds out how the use of information technology is transforming the way healthcare is being delivered to the patients

Read the rest of this entry »


Using Your Health Policy Right

This story was first published in Financial Chronicle on May 2, 2016.

Having a health insurance policy for yourself and your family/ dependents is a crucial aspect of life. But your responsibility does not end at purchasing one and paying yearly premiums. You must exercise caution not just while purchasing a suitable policy but also understand the clauses, terms and conditions of utilization. One need only ask the next-door neighbor of the hassle they have had to experience while filing a claim because they were unaware of a clause.

Here are a few pointers on how the claims process can be made simpler for a policyholder:

Read the rest of this entry »


Pre-budget expectations: Encourage outpatient cover

This story was first published on ETHealthWorld.com on February 3rd 2016.

 

Irrespective of the policy changes that are made and implemented, irrespective of the schemes that are passed for the benefit of the masses, if healthcare expenditure is the cause for poverty, then we have a serious problem. Therefore, the focus of any step towards health insurance inclusion should aim to simplify adoption and use, as well as make utility affordable for everyone.

Read the rest of this entry »