Kotak Health Premier Plan
To safeguard yourself and your family from adverse medical conditions, a health insurance policy plays a pivotal role, and nowadays, it has become part and parcel of life because of its extensive features. And when it comes to health insurance policies, Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Company is one of the most trusted and celebrated insurers among consumers. To offer maximum protection to the customers, this company has come up with a comprehensive medical policy, Health Premier Plan, that not only provides the basic and standard benefits but also has come up with double benefits, protection, and value-added benefits to keep you stay fit. To know more about this plan, have a look at the below mentions.
|Minimum entry age||Child – 91 days, Adult – 18 years|
|Maximum entry age||Child – 25 years, Adult – 65 years|
|Exit age or renewal||Lifelong renewability|
|Plan variants||Advantage plan, Elite plan, and Edge plan|
|Relationship covered||Self, Spouse, natural or adopted dependent children, parents, parents-in-law, and siblings, Employer-Employee, Natural/Appointed Guardian can also take insurance for minors under their guardianship.|
|Maximum number of members||A family floater policy can cover a maximum of 2 adults and 3 dependent children under a single policy.|
|Pre-policy medical check-up|
The customer might have to undergo Medical Tests based on the underwriting guidelines issued by the company from time to time.
Medical tests will be facilitated by the company and conducted at its network of diagnostic centers. The validity of such tests will be up to 30 days.
Initial – 30 days
For specific ailments such as Hernia, Fissures/Fistula, Arthritis, Gout, etc. – 2 years
For pre-existing diseases – AS per the plan opted
Know The Details of Kotak Health Premier Plan
This plan has offered a sack full of benefits and facilities that can safeguard you and your family from different adverse medical conditions. The following table gives you a brief detail of that. Have a look.
Medical expenses like room rent, ICU charges, operation theatre charges, doctor’s fees, etc. arising out of minimum
24 hours of hospitalization will be covered.
|Day care treatments||Medical expenses incurred for listed 405 Day Care Procedures will be covered, which require less than 24 hours of hospitalization.|
|Pre and post-hospitalization medical expenses||Covered up to a specified limit of days.|
|Cumulative bonus||A cumulative Bonus can be earned up to 50%, or 100% of the Sum Insured as per the plan opted in case of a claim-free year at 10% per year. There will be no reduction in the Cumulative Bonus in case of a claim.|
|Emergency ambulance and organ donor expenses cover||Available|
|Alternative (AYUSH) treatment cover||The policy covers in-patient medical expenses related to Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Sidha, and Homeopathy systems.|
|Domiciliary hospitalization||The policy covers medical expenses for treatment taken at home on the advice of the medical practitioner.|
|Hospital daily cash||The policy will pay a specified daily cash amount from day one in case the hospitalization extends for at least 3 consecutive days.|
This benefit pays a lumpsum specified amount in case the hospitalization exceeds for a minimum period of 10
|Home Nursing Benefit||This cover pays for the services of a qualified nurse at the residence of the Insured after discharge from the hospital.|
|Daily Cash for Accompanying an Insured Child||It will pay a specified daily cash amount from day one in case the hospitalization of an Insured child extends for at least 3 consecutive days.|
|Compassionate Visit||This benefit pays for the cost of the return journey of the Insured’s immediate relative from a place of residence to the hospital up to a certain limit.|
|Air Ambulance Cover||It will cover expenses for ambulance transportation in an airplane or helicopter for emergency life-threatening situations.|
|Maternity Cover||It covers medical expenses for the delivery of the Insured’s child or lawful termination of pregnancy. The cover is available for 2 deliveries across all policy years. Pre and post-natal expenses are covered.|
|New Born Baby Cover||Covered|
|Vaccination expenses||It will cover the vaccination expenses incurred on the newborn baby. The expenses will be covered from birth till the baby completes 2 years.|
|Critical Illness Cover||This is a benefit cover that provides lump sum benefit in the event of happening of 18 listed critical illnesses. It is available over and above the Base Sum Insured.|
|Personal Accident Cover||This is a Benefit cover that provides lump sum benefit in the event of Accidental Death or Permanent Total Disablement. It is available over and above the Base Sum Insured.|
|Cap on Room Rent||The policyholder can opt for capping of room rent and will be entitled to a discount in premium. The claim will be paid based on a rateable proportion based on the actual and eligible room rent.|
Key Highlights of Kotak Health Premier Plan
Apart from the above benefits and facilities, this plan has also come up with several extraordinary features and advantages which have made the policy unique and popular among consumers. The followings are the mentions of those.
There will be a 100% restoration of the Base Sum Insured once in a policy year in case the Base Sum Insured and Cumulative bonus is insufficient due to previous claims. In case of accident-related claims, the restoration will be applicable from the first claim onwards. This restored amount can be used for all future claims not related to the same illness for which a claim has been made for the same Insured Person.
Health and Rewards:
You can get rewarded for taking care of your health or fitness through regular preventative and fitness habits. You can earn reward points for the activities mentioned below.
|List of wellness activities|
|Activities||Points per insured||Points per floater policy|
|Health Risk Assessment (HRA)||250 per policy year||500 per policy year|
|Health Check-up||500 per policy year||1500 per policy year|
|Preventive Health Check-up||250 per policy year||1500 per policy year|
|List of fitness activities|
|Fitness activities||Reward points|
|Participation in professional sporting events like Marathon/Swimathon/Triathlon, etc||500 per Event and 1000 Points/ per Policy Year|
|Gym/Yoga Membership for 1 Year||1000 per policy year|
|Sports Activity Membership (Swimming/Tennis/Badminton) for 1 Year||1000 per policy year|
|Share your fitness story||250 per policy year|
|Winning Health Quiz/Contests organized by the company||250 per event and 500 per policy year|
Second E-opinion Cover:
This policy will give you the opportunity to avail of a Second E-Opinion on a medical condition occurring during the policy period. The opinion can be availed of multiple times during the policy period.
The Benefits listed below will be applicable as per the plan opted for.
- Online customer profile
- Doctor directory
- Doctor appointment
- Online Pharmacy/Online Diagnostics tests booking
- Health tips/articles
- Home Health E-consultation
- Dietician/Nutritionist opinion
The premium you pay and co-pay option is determined based on the city where you reside as per the following table.
|Applicable zone||Treatment was taken at||Co-payment applicable|
|Zone II||Zone I||10%|
|Zone III||Zone I||20%|
|Zone III||Zone II||10%|
- Zone I: Mumbai (including Thane and Navi Mumbai) and Delhi (including NCR areas).
- Zone II: Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Bangalore, and Gujarat.
- Zone III: Rest of India, excluding the locations mentioned under Zone I & Zone II.
- Identification of Zone will be based on the city of the Proposer.
- A single Zone shall be applicable to all members covered under the Policy.
- Customers can also select a Zone higher than that of the actual Zone on payment of relevant premium at the time of buying the Policy or at the time of Renewal.
Tax Exemption Benefits:
The following tax benefits are available under this policy:
- You can avail of tax benefits up to Rs. 25,000 for people below 60 years and Rs. 50,000 for senior citizens under Section 80D.
- In the case of a multi-year health insurance policy that is policies having tenure of more than one year, the deduction under Section 80D will be allowed on a proportionate basis for the number of years for which health insurance cover is provided, subject to the specified limits.
- In the case of an Individual Policy, if any member other than self, spouse, dependent children, or parents are covered, then Section 80D benefit will not be available to these members.
What Are The General Exclusions of Kotak Health Premier Plan?
Knowing a plan is not completed if you do not go through the exclusions of it thoroughly. Therefore, to avoid future complications and to offer you a clear and comprehensive idea of this plan, here are the general exclusions of the Kotak Health Premier Plan.
- Self-inflicted injury, suicide, or suicide attempt is not covered under this policy.
- If any expenses arise out of the treatment of consumption of alcohol, drug, or any other unauthorized intoxicating substance, the policy will not cover that.
- Cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery, or any kind of treatment related to gender will not be entertained.
- If there is any kind of breach of law or misinterpretation of the terms with criminal intent, the company will not take any liability for that.
- Expenses related to any unproved and unauthorized treatment will not be compensated.
- Expenses arising out of the treatments of sterility or fertility will not be covered by the policy.
- If you raise a claim against any ailment or disease that is still within the waiting period, the company will not approve your claim.
Premium Calculation of Kotak Health Premier Plan
After understanding the inclusions and exclusions of the policy, the next important thing is to know how much premium amount you have to pay to purchase this policy. To make it easier for you, here is an example.
Mr. Basu, a 36-year-old businessman, bought Kotak Mahindra Premier Plan for himself. Let us find out how much premium amount he has to pay to avail of the benefits of this policy for the given details.
|Policy tenure||1 year|
|Sum insured||Rs. 5 lakhs|
|Plan type||Individual policy|
|Plan opted for||Edge plan|
|Premium amount excluding GST||Rs. 7031|
Now, the same Mr. Basu wants to include his wife under this policy. Therefore, the premium amount will certainly change. The following table showcases the changed premium value for the given credentials.
|Age||Self – 36 years, Spouse – 34 years|
|Plan opted for||Self and spouse|
|Plan variant||Elite plan|
|Plan type||Individual plan|
|Policy tenure||1 year|
|Optional add-on cover||Critical illness cover|
|Sum insured option||Rs. 10 lakhs|
|Premium amount excluding GST||Rs. 19573|
Critical Illness Cover – Rs. 4,700
Discount – Rs. 1,213.66
Net Premium – Rs. 23,059
Frequently Asked Questions
No, maternity cover, newborn baby cover, and vaccination cover have to be purchased all together.
The followings are the conditions:
- Health Risk Assessment (HRA): Insured persons should be above 18 Years of age.
- Health Check-up: The Insured needs to undergo the check-up as per the Annual Health Check-Up cover. If the results are within the normal limit, additional 500/ 1500 points will be awarded.
- Preventive Health Check-up: If the results are within the normal limit, additional 250 points per test and a maximum of 1500 points per family will be awarded.
Follow the below points to know about this:
- Each Reward Point will be equivalent to Rs. 0.25.
- These reward points can be redeemed against any of the following options:
- Outpatient medical expenses like consultation charges, medicine & drugs, dental expenses, wellness & preventive care.
- Diagnostic expenses and health check-ups through our Network providers.
- In-patient Treatment and Day Care Treatment claims.
- Payment of Co-payment
- List of Non-medical expenses
The policyholder may cancel this policy by giving 15 days’ written notice. For Policyholder’s initiated cancellation, the Company would compute the refund amount as pro-rata (for the unexpired duration) premium. This would further be deducted by 25% of the computed refundable premium.
No refunds of premium shall be made in respect of Cancellation where any claim has been admitted or has been lodged or any benefit has been availed by the insured person under the policy.
The following discounts will be applicable:
Long Term Discount
- 2-year policy – 2.5%
- 3-year policy – 5%
Family Discount (Not applicable for Floater Policies)
- 2 eligible members – 2.5%
- More than 2 members – 5%
Cross Sell Discount (Applicable if the policyholder has one live policy) – 10%