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How to Choose the Best Critical Illness Insurance?

How to Choose the Best Critical Illness Insurance?

When it comes to choosing the best critical illness insurance plans, you should keep a few things in mind-

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- The full sum insured is guaranteed irrespective of hospitalization or treatment costs
- Critical health insurance will have a survival period of 30 days post diagnosis in order to make the claim. Check for this clause since some insurers may not have it.
- Check the number of illnesses covered under a critical illness policy. These vary from one policy to another.
- Compare the coverage amount and claim procedure as well.
- Also compare the payment history of the insurance company in question.
- Decide on the right amount of coverage that you require based on age and medical history.
- Check for sub-limits and waiting period clauses.

There is a waiting period involved in critical illness plans. This starts from the date of the policy purchase until the time policy benefits kick in. Mostly, the critical illness insurance plans have a waiting period of three months to four years, after which a pre-specified illness is covered. So, try to select a critical illness cover as early as possible.

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