Now you can also take the benefit of health insurance with the mobile phone recharged. Vodafone Idea (Vi) has launched Vi Hospicare in association with Aditya Birla Health Insurance (ABHI). In this, prepaid customers of the company get cover for hospitalization. The company said in a statement that Vi customers get a fixed cover of up to Rs 1,000 on being admitted to the hospital for a period of 24 hours. With this, a cover of two thousand rupees will also be available for ICU expenses. Offer includes hospitalization due to COVID-19 or any pre-existing disease. Vi Hospitality can be availed at a recharge of Rs 51 and Rs 301.
In the recharge of Vi 51 rupees, customers get a benefit of 500 SMS free. Its validity is 28 days. With this, now a health benefit of 1000 rupees will also be available. The prepaid plan of Rs 301 will get unlimited calls, 1.5GB data daily, 2GB extra and 100 SMS per day benefits. Its validity will also be 30 days. In case of ICU treatment, customers will get double benefit of Rs 2,000 per day.
Vi Hospicare is for people between 18 and 55 years of age. Its coverage period will increase by up to 28 days on every recharge of 51 or 301 rupees. In this, the first 30-day waiting period will be applicable.
Speaking on the agreement, Aditya Birla Health Insurance CEO Mayank Bathwal said that there are many medical emergencies in the country, where people pay with their savings. These expenses have a huge financial burden. At Aditya Birla Health Insurance, he believes that health-related protection should be universal and that it should have the facility of hospitalization benefits without any hassle with the necessary treatment.