Covid-19 covers of ICICI Lombard and Digit Insurance to be available in Flipkart platform

‘Digit Illness Group Insurance’  offered by Digit Insurance allows consumers to avail a hospitalization cover up to a sum assured of Rs.1 lakh with an annual premium of Rs.511. Further, there is no limit on room rent or ICU. The policy covers 30 day pre and 60 days post hospitalization fee. Additionally, policyholders can also avail 1% of the sum assured for ambulance services.

 

Bangalore:

Flipkart, a Walmart-owned retailer,has announced that the health insurance policies that distinctly cover COVID-19 offered by two general insurers-ICICI Lombard and Digit Insurance- are now available on its platform.

 

These two group health insurance policies come with instant claim benefits and do not require any medical tests at the time of purchase.

 

Flipkart has a corporate agent licence, allowing it to sell insurance products on its platform and can sell products from three life , non-life and health insurers..


‘COVID-19 Protection Cover’ by ICICI Lombard provides an instant Rs.25,000 benefit plan paid to the customer on positive diagnosis of COVID-19. It is affordably priced at an annual premium of Rs.159. Additionally, the policy provides health assistance benefit, virtual & tele consultation benefit & ambulance assistance. To ensure peace of mind, it allows Flipkart’s customers to submit digital copies of the claim document to the insurer for processing, in lieu of hard copies.

 

‘Digit Illness Group Insurance’  offered by Digit Insurance allows consumers to avail a hospitalization cover up to a sum assured of Rs.1 lakh with an annual premium of Rs.511. Further, there is no limit on room rent or ICU. The policy covers 30 day pre and 60 days post hospitalization fee. Additionally, policyholders can also avail 1% of the sum assured for ambulance services.

 

Ranjith Boyanapalli, head - Fintech and Payments Group, Flipkart, said, “ Partnering with two of India’s leading insurance providers will not only enable the availability of much needed health plans but will also ensure they meet the needs at affordable costs.”

 

On the tie-up, Sanjeev Mantri, Executive Director, ICICI Lombard stated, “We are happy to partner with Flipkart and offer our affordable Covid-19 protection cover with value added benefits such as Ambulance service and Tele-consultation. Add to this, our end-to-end digitized customer support platform is fully equipped to offer ‘best in class’ claims related experience to Flipkart customers”.

 

Jasleen Kohli,chief distribution officer, Digit Insurance, said,“The product covers not just hospitalization expenses, including ICU Rent and Room Rent but also Pre/Post Hospitalization and Ambulance Charges for a positively tested COVID-19 patient. The idea is to handle these unpredictable times in the best way possible, through simplified insurance as an instrument.”

 


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