Entries by CommsHub

Benefit from Cost Reduction in Stents: Move away from Open Billing towards Package Pricing

In the light of recent notification by National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on the reduction of cost of cardiac stents,here is an article on how Medi Assist members can benefit from this notification. The article also touches upon how Medi Assist members can insulate themselves from potential variation in cost of procedure by opting for […]

How MediBuddy turned Rajni into a Celebrity!

  Rajni had been noticing that her boss, Jagdish, had seemed preoccupied the past couple of weeks. He was missing important deadlines, and was generally keeping aloof. Not one to meddle in others’ business, Rajni kept out of his way but the sudden change in her boss’s demeanor concerned her.   As Jagdish approached her […]

The Heart of the Matter

In our previous blog, we shared the announcement made by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on the reduction of stent prices by up to 85%, reducing the financial impact of hospitalization on the families of patients undergoing an angioplasty surgery. Here is a follow up Recent news articles seem to suggest that hospitals and […]

Valentine’s Day made Special for the Heart

Now here’s an unexpected Valentine’s Day gift for angioplasty patients. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has, with immediate effect from 14 February 2017, capped the prices of drug eluting stent at INR 29,600/- and that of bare metal stents at INR 7,260/- — slashing costs by as much as 85 percent. All stent manufacturers […]

How Managed Care helps Optimize Medical Spend

Prashant Jhaveri, Chief Business Officer, Medi Assist  recently wrote an article for the Silicon India in which he discussed about the concept of Managed Care Organisation (MCO) and its importance in the Indian Healthcare Ecosystem. He also discussed about the various techniques deployed by MCOs to promote informed decision making and reduce overall cost of care […]

Budget should enhance limits available under Section 80D

Prashant Jhaveri, Chief Business Officer, Medi Assist, shared his thoughts on the various reforms to be considered with regard to the Health Benefits industry in the upcoming 2017-’18 budget. Scroll down to read the complete article, or click here. The Union Budget will be a crucial one in the light of reform initiatives undertaken by the […]

This Year, Appoint MediBuddy as your Personal Manager for Health Benefits

It’s a brand new year…are you still using the old, tedious methods to manage your health insurance benefits? Thousands of people across the country are enjoying the comfort and convenience of MediBuddy; it is time YOU switched too! The MediBuddy platform, which is available both as a portal and an app, is a powerful self-help […]

Welcome to The New and Improved MediBuddy+ v3.3

As our health service provider partners, you have been using the MediBuddy+ portal for hassle-free claims management processes. We have some good news for you! We have made your MediBuddy+ portal even better! The MediBuddy+ v3.3 has the following notable features:     • Finance Reconciliation One of the pain points for you has been […]