Distributive policy

Edelweiss General Insurance group health policy includes the LGBTQ+ community

PRI ECO GEN NAT .MUMBAI DCM2 Edelweiss Edelweiss General Insurance includes the LGBTQIA+ community for its group health insurance policy Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (NewsSee) Digital insurer Edelweiss General (EGI) has announced that it has extended its policy of health insurance to include members of the LGBTQIA+ community. EGI’s revamped group health policy now covers both LGBTQIA+ and unmarried partners (same-sex or different-sex partners, who may live in). The policy will also cover disabled children without age limit and dependent children (without disability) up to 30 years of age. EGI’s policy is a big step toward a more inclusive health care framework, given that traditionally, group health policies have only included individuals’ legally married spouse. Companies that opt ​​for EGI’s group health coverage can now offer comprehensive coverage tailored to the needs of diverse employees. Commenting on this development, Pooja Yadav, Chief Product Officer, Edelweiss General Insurance, said, “As an organization, we believe in diversity and inclusion. Access to good health care is a right for every individual. We are happy to expand our policy to include members of the LGBTQIA+ community and unmarried partners. We must keep pace with the changing definition of family. We are confident that our small step will help slowly transform workplaces and create a more welcoming work atmosphere for the LGBTQIA+ community. EGI’s group health insurance policy covers all hospitalization costs, pre and post hospitalization costs (30 and 60 days respectively), day care, home hospitalization and AYUSH treatments. The policy can be customized according to customers’ requirements. The policy also offers many other benefits including: 1. Payment of premium by installments 2. Wide range of covers including maternity cover, personal accident cover options 3. Option of deductible or co-pay against claims made during the period of insurance 4. Options for the room Rental caps, etc. About Edelweiss General Insurance Edelweiss General Insurance (EGI) is a comprehensive Insurtech and one of the fastest growing players in the Indian non-life insurance market. It is a digital insurer that aims to transform insurance by making it simple, user-friendly and transparent. Its digital platform offers a fantastic customer experience, innovative solutions and efficient service delivery. It started operations in 2018 and has won numerous awards at renowned industry forums for product innovation and its digital platform. It is the first cloud-native insurer in India and the first insurer to launch an open API platform. It has 2 million active customers and growing omnichannel distribution on digital rails. EGI is present in major digital marketing venues and in partnerships with PolicyBazaar, Phonepe, Ola, ClearTrip, Dunzo, Intermiles, PayNearby, Instakart, Zopper, Riskcovry, Ashv Finance, Avanse Financial Services, Star Housing Finance, Mahindra, Tata, Jeep, Okinawa, Royal Enfield, etc. A strategy focused on consumer insight coupled with technology-driven execution is what differentiates EGI in a competitive market. It aims to provide innovative solutions to clients by leveraging market data, analytics and proactive detection. For more information, visit www.edelweissinsurance.com. (Disclaimer: The above press release is provided to you under an agreement with Newsvoir and

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