Date posted: April 27, 2013

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has informed that the insurance coverage to AYUSH treatments has been facilitated through the Regulation 5 (1) of the IRDA (Health Insurance) Regulations, 2013 which are published in the official gazette and came into force with effect from 18.02.2013.

As per this regulation the insurers may provide coverage to non-allopathic treatments provided the treatment is taken in a Government hospital or in any institute recognized by Government and/or accredited by Quality Council of India/National Accreditation Board on Health or any other suitable institutions.

Insurance companies like National Insurance Company, Star Health and Allied Insurance Co. Ltd, L&T General Insurance Co. Ltd, are offering insurance cover for AYUSH.

This was stated by Minister of State for Finance, Shri Namo Narain Meena, in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today. [Source]


4 Responses so far.

  1. A long waited welcome decision , but with a rider ??.
    A suggestion: let Homoeopathy be the first line of treatment – all claimed should follow this — I am sure the financial burden of insurance companies would drastically reduced

  2. balkrishna jaware says:

    What about private homoeopathic clinics. whether insurer can get money if he taken private homoeopathic treatment.

  3. Dr.Abhishek Pandey says:

    thats excellent for our HOMOEOPATHY.

  4. mujahid shaikh says:

    yes our time is on

1. Comments will be moderated. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to   avoid rejection.
2. Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published.
3. Please write complete sentences. Do not type comments in all capital letters, or in all   lower case letters, or using abbreviated text. (example: u cannot substitute for you, d is not   'the', n is not 'and')


Comment moderation is enabled. Your comment may take some time to appear.