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Star Hospital Cash Insurance Policy Provides additional protection and take care of your incidental expenses such as travelling food etc which are not covered under your Health Insurance Policy in an event of Hospitalization.

Highlights of Star Hospital Cash insurance

  • Health insurance policy that provides lumpsum benefit for the period of hospitalization.
  • Plans offered : Basic Plan / Enhanced Plan.
  • Sum Insured Type : Individual and Floater Policy term: One year / Two year / Three year.
  • 10 Day care covered. Day care treatments can be availed for five times in a policy year.
  • Basic Plan - 1000/,2000/ & 3000/- Enhanced Plan - 3000/, 4000/ & 5000/-
  • Basic Plan-30 days/ 60 days / 90 days / 120 days / 180 days Enhanced Plan-90 days / 120 days / 180 days

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Star Health Insurance
Star health insurance sum insured
1 lac − 100 lacs options available
Incurred Claims Ratio *
63.00%
Star health insurance tenure options
1, 2, 3 years options available
Claims Settlement Ratio **
81.62%
List of network hospitals
9,900+ hospitals
Number of policies issued *
3,734,365
Maximum family floater coverage
Self, Spouse + 3 dependent children
Number of lives covered *
11,617,000
* As per IRDAI report for 2018-19   |   ** As per NL25 data published on the Insurance Company website

Star Hospital Cash insurance review

  • Key Features
  • Benefits
  • Eligibility
  • General Terms
  • Claims
  • How to buy
  • Exclusions

Key features of Hospital Cash insurance

  • Room Rent :NIL Cap, per day limit of Hospital Cash as per plan opted
  • Co-pay :NIL Copay
  • Restoration Benefit:NIL Restoration Benefit

Benefits of Hospital Cash insurance policy -Individual Basis

Sl.NO Name of the
Benefit
Basic Plan Enhanced Plan
01 Sickness Hospital
Cash
Hospital Cash Amount (per day) for most extreme number of days picked by the insured. Deductible: One day deductible is relevant Hospital Cash Amount (per day) for maximum number of days chosen by the insured. Deductible: No Deductible
02 Accident Hospital
Cash
Up to 150% of the Hospital Cash Amount (per day) for a maximum number of days chosen by the insured Up to 150% of the Hospital Cash Amount (per day) for a maximum number of days chosen by the insured
03 ICU Hospital Cash due to
Sickness and / or Injury
Up to 200% of the Hospital Cash Amount (per day) picked by the guaranteed. Where the arrangement is issued on Individual Basis, ICU Hospital Cash is payable for a limit of 30 days just in a strategy year. Where the strategy is issued on Floater Basis, ICU Hospital Cash is payable for a limit of 90 days just in an arrangement year Up to 200% of the Hospital Cash Amount (per day) chosen by the insured. Where the policy is issued on Individual Basis, ICU Hospital Cash is payable for a maximum of 30 days only in a policy year. Where the policy is issued on Floater Basis, ICU Hospital Cash is payable for a maximum of 90 days only in a policy year
04 Convalescence Hospital
Cash
Not Available If Hospitalization is beyond 5 days one day additional Hospital Cash amount is given as Convalescence Cash Benefit.
05 Child Birth Hospital
Cash
Not Available Available. Note : This benefit is subject to a waiting period of 2 years from the first commencement of this (Star Hospital Cash Insurance Policy). Only female insured persons are eligible for this benefit
06 Worldwide Hospital
Cash
Not Available If the Insured Person is Hospitalized outside India for treatment of Illness or Injury, 200% Hospital Cash Amount chosen by the insured person is payable.

Eligibility of Star Hospital Cash insurance plans

  • Age at entry 18 years and 65 years
  • Family means Self, Spouse, Dependent children up to 25 years of age

General terms of Star health insurance plans

  • Tax benefits: Amount paid by any mode other than by cash for this insurance is eligible for relief under Section 80D of the Income Tax Act.
  • Free look period:A free look period of 15 days from the date of receipt of the policy is available for reviewing the policy terms and conditions (Not Applicable for Renewals).
  • Grace period for renewal:30 days from date of expiry of policy.
    NOTE:Renewal premium, terms and conditions are subject to change with prior approval from IRDAI.

Claims Settlement Process for Star Health Insurance

Cashless Claim Procedure during hospitalization
Cashless Claim: a six step process
  • Step 1 - Approach the insurance desk at a network hospital. Intimation can be given either through contacting us at 1800 425 2255 / 1800 102 4477 or e-mail us at support@starhealth.in
  • Step 2 - Show your Star Health ID card for identification purpose at the hospital reception.
  • Step 3 - Submit to the hospital Pre admission investigations and Doctor’s consultation papers.
  • Step 4 - Network hospitals will verify your identity and submit duly filled pre - authorization form with Star Health.
  • Step 5 - Our doctors verifies all the submitted documents before processing the claim as per terms and conditions. An assigned field doctor may visit the patient at the hospital if required.
  • Step 6 - After discharge, the hospital will send the claim documents to the company and the authorized amount will be settled directly to the hospital.
(Note: Non-Payable items would be at the insured's own cost)
a) In case of planned hospitalization:
  • Please contact the toll-free help line: 1800 425 2255 / 1800 102 4477
  • The hospital will send the duly filled pre-authorization from through hospital portal (or) at the below number (or) Email ID
    • Call : Toll-free FAX: 1800 425 5522 (or)
    • Call : Non Toll-free FAX: 044 -28302200
    • Email : cashless.network@starhealth.in
  • Please carry your ID card.
b) Procedures to be followed in case of emergency hospitalization: In case of Emergency like accident or sudden bout of illness may that requires immediate admission to the hospital
  • Upon receiving intimation from the insured/insured’s attender, they are contacted by the network hospital
  • Customer Care will verify the validity and coverage of the policy
  • A field visit doctor is deputed to visit the patient at the hospital if required.
  • Our medical team will process the cashless request for the insured person subject to policy terms and conditions.
c) Cashless claim authorization process
  • Upon receiving intimation from the insured/insured’s attender, they are contacted by the network hospital.
  • Customer Care will verify the validity and coverage of the policy
  • A field visit doctor is deputed to visit the patient at the hospital if required
  • Our medical team will process the cashless request for the insured person subject to policy terms and conditions.
d) Documents required for cashless claim submission by Hospital
  • Health card
  • Doctor's consultation papers
  • Discharge summary
  • Investigation reports (e.g. X-ray, scans, blood report, etc.)
  • Pharmacy invoices supported by respective prescriptions
  • In cases of accidents, Medico Legal Certificate (MLC) and / or FIR
  • KYC documents of the insured if claimed amount exceed Rs.1, 00,000/-
(Note: Documents other than the Health Card should be submitted in original)
When the Insured gives prior intimation about the treatment and the insured pays the expenses himself with the hospital and then claims for a reimbursement of those expenses within 15 days from the date of discharge.

Reimbursement Claims Procedure following hospitalization

Procedure for Reimbursement of Claim
  • All claims need to be intimated within 24 hours of hospitalization. Reimbursement facility is available at network hospitals as well as at non-network hospitals
  • Avail treatment, settle all bills and file a claim for reimbursement.
  • Submit the claim documents to the company within 15 days from the date of discharge.
  • To receive the claim form, cite your policy number and intimate Star Health about hospitalization.
Reimbursement Claim Procedure
  • Upon discharge, pay all hospital bills and collect all original documents of treatment undergone and expenses incurred.
  • Claim form has to be filled in and along with, all the relevant original documents have to be submitted at the nearest Star Office
  • We settle the claim in subject to policy terms and conditions.
  • Non-Payable items would be at the insured's own cost.
Documents required for reimbursement claim submission
  • Copy of Health card
  • Duly filled claim form
  • Pre admission investigations and Doctor's consultation papers
  • Discharge summary from hospital in Original.
  • Investigation reports (e.g. X-ray, scans, blood report, etc.)
  • Pharmacy invoices supported by respective prescriptions
  • Case receipts from hospital, chemist
  • In cases of accidents, Medico Legal Certificate (MLC) and / or FIR
  • Copy of the KYC documents - NEFT details, Contact number and E-mail ID

How can one Buy a Star Health Insurance cover?

Today in the India market, it is not very difficult to purchase an appropriate Health insurance plan, on the contrary it is relatively simple if one follows the defined steps below:
  • Step 1- Visit a product comparison website like eindiainsuranceto review and compare policy benefits, coverage and premium details online
  • Step 2 - Seek information and clarity on the charges, inclusions, exclusions, other terms and conditions under the policy
  • Step 3 - Fill the online Star Health Insurance proposal form stating your personal details and health profile while ensuring the information given is complete and accurate
  • Step 4 – Star Health will then process the application forwarded to them. Based on the information provided, one may be required to undergo pre-policy medical examination at Star Health’s network diagnostic centers.
  • Step 5 - Depending on Star Health team’s evaluation, if the proposal is accepted, then they will issue the policy subject to receipt of annual single premium as published on the website and remitted online through the payment gateway
  • Step 6 - Please note that the proposer will have to pay the necessary amount for undergoing the specified medical examination and such tests shall be valid for a maximum period of 30days only…however, if the policy is issued we will refund you 100% of the cost of the pre-policy medical examination
  • Step 7 - The Policy Schedule, Policy Wordings, Cashless Cards and Health Guide will be sent to the insured’s mailing address mentioned on the proposal form

Exclusions under the Star Health Policy

Some of the major exclusions under the policy are listed below, kindly go through the entire list of exclusion in the policy kit which accompanies the insurance policy:
  • Congenital External Condition / Defects / Anomalies (except to the extent provided under Section specific to a New Born infant).
  • Intentional self injury.
  • Use of intoxicating substances, substance abuse, drugs / alcohol, smoking and tobacco chewing.
  • Venereal Disease and Sexually Transmitted Diseases,
  • Injury/disease directly or indirectly caused by or arising from or attributable to war, invasion, act of foreign enemy, warlike operations (whether war be declared or not)
  • Injury or disease directly or indirectly caused by or contributed to by nuclear weapons/materials
  • Expenses incurred on weight control services including surgical procedures such as Bariatric Surgery and /or medical treatment of obesity (except to the extent provided as per “Coverage” of the opted policy variant)
  • Expenses incurred on High Intensity Focused Ultra Sound, Uterine Fibroid Embolisation, Balloon Sinoplasty, Enhanced External Counter Pulsation Therapy and related therapies, Chelation therapy, Deep Brain Stimulation, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Rotational Field Quantum Magnetic Resonance Therapy, VAX-D, Low level laser therapy, Photodynamic therapy and such other therapies similar to those mentioned under this exclusion
  • Charges incurred on diagnostics that are not consistent with the treatment for which the insured is admitted in the hospital / nursing home. Admission primarily for diagnostic purpose with no positive existence of sickness / disease / ailment / injury and no further treatment is indicated
  • Unconventional, Untested, Unproven, Experimental therapies
  • Stem cell Therapy, Autologous derived Stromal vascular fraction, Chondrocyte Implantation, Procedures using Platelet Rich plasma and Intra articular injection therapy
  • All types of Cosmetic, Aesthetic treatment of any description, all treatment for Priapism and erectile dysfunctions, Change of Sex
  • Plastic surgery (other than as necessitated due to an accident or as a part of any illness)
  • Inoculation or Vaccination (except for post–bite treatment and for medical treatment for therapeutic reasons)
  • Dental treatment or surgery (in excess of what is specifically provided) unless necessitated due to accidental injuries and requiring hospitalization
  • Treatment arising from or traceable to pregnancy, childbirth, family planning, miscarriage, abortion and complications of any of these (other than ectopic pregnancy and to the extent covered under polic variant)
  • Medical and / or surgical treatment of Sleep apnea, treatment for genetic and endocrine disorders. Expenses incurred on Lasik Laser or other procedures Refractive Error Correction and its complications, all treatment for disorders of eye requiring intra-vitreal injections
  • Cochlear implants and procedure related hospitalization expenses
  • Cost of spectacles and contact lens (in excess of what is specifically provided), hearing aids, Cochlear implants and procedures, walkers and crutches, wheel chairs, CPAP, BIPAP, Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis, infusion pump and such other similar aids.

Star health insurance FAQ's

In a cashless claim/hospitalisation, the insured/hospital intimates us regarding the hospitalization and submits a pre-authorization request. On authorization, the claim is directly settled with the network hospital and the insured is not required to pay any charges except for expenses not covered under the policy. Cashless facility can only be availed at a Star Health Insurance network hospital.

Yes, a request for authorization for cash less access may be rejected by Star Doctors based on various reasons like:
  • The ailment/ disease for which hospitalization is required is not covered at all by insurance policy.
  • The person does not have insured amount left to cover the hospitalization costs. This means that cashless claim access is rejected, AND policy holder cannot come for reimbursement as well.

A health card is a card that comes along with the Health Policy. It is similar to an Identity card. This card would entitle you to avail cashless hospitalization facility at any of our network hospitals. A health card mentions the contact details and the contact numbers of the TPA. In case of a medical emergency, you can call on these numbers for queries, clarifications and for seeking any kind of assistance. Moreover, you need to display your health card at the time of admission into the hospital.

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