Now IRDAI taken a one more Brilliant step.IRDAI will launch a sitefor Policy Holders and all People who are looking for policies. In this site IRDAI provides all details about the Insurance in Brief and common people can gain and increase their knowledge about theInsurance and the processes. Insurance watchdog – Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) has announced its decision to float a new consumer education portal to educate general public and insurance policyholders on various aspects of insurance.
The new website expected to go live on Monday will have complete information that includes, cost of treatment and treatment facility offered across 35,000 hospitals that are registered with insurers for providing cashless payment facility.
“ It’ s a unique initiative of Irdai which going forward will helpinsurance companies and hospitals and all the insured under varioushealth insurance schemes to get all relevant data at one place,” IRDAI member Nilesh Sathe told PTI.
As part of the initiative, every hospital associated with insurers has been given a ‘ Unique Identification Number’ (UIN). The UIN will enable the IRDAI-promoted Insurance Information Bureau (IIB) to keep a tab on the patterns of health insurance claims from all those hospitals.
The creation of the Web site is part of a series of initiatives under the ‘ BimaBemisaal’ for creating awareness about insurance.