Good health is the result of good care but itís not possible to be without illness throughout the life. Presume if you get ill and you donít have adequate amount for treatment, how would you manage the things? To avoid this situation you can buy health insurance plan.
Now the question arises as how to choose a best health insurance plans among so many available. There are number of insurers working in market and providing health insurance policy. But you need to careful when you going to buy it.
Before comparing health insurance plans, you should decide what your needs are and what you want to cover in your health insurance policy? If you want to cover your entire family you can take family floater and if you want to cover yourself only you should go for individual policy. Every insurer has different plans you can choose one which meets your requirements.
After decide an insurer just take a survey in your local area and try to find out what are the heads of medical expenses? Some insurance policy does not cover all medical charges and it has also a limit to cover medical expenses. You should choose a sum insured which could cover all medical cost emerged during hospitalization so that you donít need to pay from your pocket.
Apart from that itís good to have a look on the list of diseases which are covered under a policy. If you have pre-existing disease which does not come under the policy, make a request to your insurer to include it so that you can get benefits from your health insurance policy.
Hospital also plays a vital role while choosing a health insurance. Check the list of hospitals and health care centers which are listed in your policy. Are those hospitals near to your place? Are they providing most of required facilities? Suppose if your hospital is not providing good care and facility and you have to shift to another hospital which does not come in listed hospitals, in that case you will lose benefits of cashless facility. Cashless facility allows the insured to be treated without paying in cash at the network hospitals. In that way you donít need to worry if you donít have cash while medical emergency. So keep in mind to check the list of hospitals listed in your health insurance policy.