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Apollo Munich Health Insurance bags 'Best Health Insurance Plan' award at FICCI Healthcare Excellence Awards 2016

Updated: Sep 02, 2016 16:06 IST

New Delhi [India], Sep 2 (ANI-NewsVoir): Leading standalone health insurer - Apollo Munich Health Insurance has won the 'Best Health Insurance Plan' award for its innovative product - Dengue Care, at the FICCI Healthcare Awards 2016.

Dengue Care has been recognized as the Best Health Insurance Plan in 2016 for its unique Over-The-Counter (OTC) feature, as well as for its simple three click process and pre-filled forms for existing customers, thus making it one of the simplest insurance covers for anyone to buy.

The FICCI jury also recognized Apollo Munich's interactive game 'Kill the Killer' as an innovative consumer engagement at the awards. 'Kill the Killer' game can be played on Apollo Munich's homepage www.apollomunichinsurance.com .

Apollo Munich's Dengue Care is the only plan in India that offers a standalone indemnity cover for the most widespread viral disease - Dengue, A value for money health insurance policy, Dengue Care covers both hospitalization and outpatient / homecare treatment for dengue.

It is available at a very affordable one-time premium of Rs. 444/- that means Rs. 1.20 per day and provides Rs. 50,000/- inpatient and Rs. 10,000/- outpatient / homecare coverage. Dengue Care also offers a higher sum insured variant of Rs. 1 lakh at a premium of Rs. 578/-.

On winning this prestigious award, Antony Jacob, Chief Executive Officer, Apollo Munich Health Insurance, said, 'Innovation has been in Apollo Munich's DNA since inception. We are elated to win yet another award for our innovative products. Bagging the 'Best Health Insurance Plan' award for Dengue Care by an esteemed body like FICCI, is a testament to our research and development team that strives to seek new ways of providing insurance cover to the underinsured across the country. Our aim through Dengue Care was to provide an economical financial aid solution to help people avail quality healthcare services, in case they get infected with dengue virus."

The eighth edition of the FICCI Healthcare Excellence Awards 2016 is supported by the Quality Council of India that aims at felicitating organizations and individuals for their efforts towards operational excellence, innovatively adopting and inventing technologies and processes for India, and improved healthcare delivery.

The FICCI Awards have emerged as the definitive recognition for contribution to healthcare in the country over the years. (ANI-NewsVoir)