Thumb rules for buying medical cover4 min read 29 Jun 2011, 01:15 AM IST
Thumb rules for buying medical cover
After the “How am I doing financially?" question, the second most often asked money question is about medical insurance. Which company to buy from, how much, floater or individual, rider or not, do I need it if my office and that of my spouse gives medical cover and so on—the breadth of the questions show the depth of the confusion about this insurance cover. The rising cost of corporate hospitals and a similar rise in lifestyle-linked diseases have made many of us realize that the risk of a medical procedure that needs a doctor to cut us open is more likely the risk of losing your life.