Top 13 Health Insurance Companies in India

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Top 13 Health Insurance Companies in India

The India health insurance market reached a value of US$ 132.9 Billion in 2023. As per the analysis by IMARC Group, the key players in the India health insurance market are extensively investing in digital technologies to offer customers a seamless and convenient experience. They are introducing mobile apps, online portals, and chatbots to enable customers to buy policies, file claims, and get instant assistance. They are also introducing customized products to cater to the diverse needs of customers and offering specialized plans for specific age groups, gender, and medical conditions. Moreover, they are providing value-added services to customers, such as wellness programs, health check-ups, and telemedicine services, to help customers stay healthy and manage their health better. Apart from this, key players are enhancing customer services and offering 24/7 customer support to build customer loyalty and trust. Looking forward, the market value is expected to reach US$ 291.0 Billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 9.1% during the forecast period (2024-2032).

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List of Top Companies Operating in the Health Insurance Industry in India:

The India health insurance market has several major players, including Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. Limited., Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited, Care Health Insurance Company Limited, Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Limited, HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company Limited, ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited, Magma HDI General Insurance Company, National Insurance Company Limited, NIVA BUPA HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED, Reliance General Insurance Company Limited, SBI General Insurance Company Limited, Star Health & Allied Insurance Co. Pvt. Ltd., and Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited. More information about these companies has been provided below.

1. Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. Ltd.

Establishment:

2015

Headquarters:

Maharashtra

Website:

https://www.adityabirlacapital.com/


Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. Ltd. is a joint venture between the Aditya Birla Group, a large Indian conglomerate, and MMI Holdings Limited. It offers individual, family, critical illness, and personal accident insurance plans. It also facilitates customized health insurance plans for senior citizens, pregnant women, and international travelers. It has a strong focus on wellness and preventive healthcare and provides benefits like fitness rewards, health check-ups, and discounts on health-related products and services.

2. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited 

Establishment:

2000

Headquarters:

Pune

Website:

https://www.bajajallianz.com/


Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited is a pioneer general insurance company that offers a range of insurance products to individuals, families, and businesses. It offers a wide range of insurance products, including health, motor, travel, home, and commercial insurance plans. It is known for its innovative and customer-friendly insurance products and enables customers to claim their motor insurance on the spot in case of minor damage. Moreover, it has a strong focus on technology and has introduced various digital initiatives to make the insurance buying process convenient for its customers.

3. Care Health Insurance Company Limited

Establishment:

2012

Headquarters:

Haryana

Website:

http://www.careinsurance.com/


Care Health Insurance Company Limited is known to deliver a wide range of health plans, which allow users to avail cashless treatment at any of their network hospitals and healthcare providers in case of emergencies or planned treatments. Its health insurance plans provide comprehensive coverage, which includes modern treatments like robotic surgery and radiosurgery. It also offers a mobile app that enables customers to buy and renew policies, track claims, and access other services from their smartphones. Moreover, it focuses on customer service and a wide range of health insurance products to cater to the diverse needs of its customers.

4. Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Limited 

Establishment:

2001

Headquarters:

Tamil Nadu

Website:

https://www.cholainsurance.com/


Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Limited is a leading general insurance company that offers a range of insurance products, including motor insurance, health insurance, travel insurance, home insurance, and commercial insurance. It is also known for its innovative insurance products, such as the "Chola Protect" policy, which combines motor insurance and personal accident insurance in one policy. In addition, its product line includes health, travel, and home insurance. At present, it has a strong focus on technology and has introduced various digital initiatives to make the insurance buying process convenient for its customers.

5. HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company Limited 

Establishment:

2002

Headquarters:

Maharashtra

Website:

https://www.hdfcergo.com/


HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company Limited is a joint venture between HDFC Ltd. and ERGO International AG. It is one of the most admired insurance companies that enable the continued progress of customers by being responsive to their needs. It offers a complete range of general insurance products ranging from Motor, Health, Travel, Home and Personal Accident in the retail space and customized products like Property, Marine and Liability Insurance in the corporate space, with more than 200 branches across India.

6. ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited

Establishment:

2001

Headquarters:

Maharashtra

Website:

https://www.icicilombard.com/


ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited is among the leading private sector general insurance companies that offer insurance coverage for motor, health, travel, home, student travel, and more. It also facilitates services like NRI, business, crop, and third-party insurance. It is also known for its innovative and customer-friendly insurance products, such as the "Complete Health Insurance" policy, which provides coverage for various medical expenses, including hospitalization expenses, day care procedures, pre-and post-hospitalization expenses, and critical illness.

7. Magma HDI General Insurance Company

Establishment:

2009

Headquarters:

Maharashtra

Website:

https://www.magmahdi.com/


Magma HDI General Insurance Company offers a range of insurance products to individuals, families, and businesses. It offers a variety of insurance products, including motor insurance, health insurance, travel insurance, home insurance, and commercial insurance. It is known for its customer-centric approach and offers innovative insurance products that are tailored to meet the specific needs of its customers. At present, it facilitates a large network of branches and tie-ups with various hospitals and healthcare providers and provides coverage for various medical expenses, including hospitalization expenses, daycare procedures, pre-and post-hospitalization expenses, and critical illness.

8. National Insurance Company Limited

Establishment:

1906

Headquarters:

West Bengal

Website:

http://nationalinsurance.nic.co.in/


National Insurance Company Limited is considered one of the oldest general insurance companies in India. It merged with 21 foreign and 11 Indian companies to create National insurance Company Limited, which is one of the four subsidiaries of the General Insurance Corporation of India (completely owned by the Govt. of India). It has numerous offices across India, along with a foreign office in Nepal.

9. NIVA BUPA HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED 

Establishment:

2008

Headquarters:

New Delhi

Website:

https://www.nivabupa.com/


NIVA BUPA HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED is a leading Indian private equity firm with a focus on investing in and transforming mid-sized profitable businesses into world-class industry leaders. It provides a wide range of health insurance plans to suit every need. It aims to become the most admired Health Insurance Company in India by empowering its customers with knowledge, guiding them with expertise, and providing them with a gamut of services that instills confidence. At present, it has a large network of hospitals and healthcare providers across India.

10. Reliance General Insurance Company Limited

Establishment:

2000

Headquarters:

Maharashtra

Website:

https://www.reliancegeneral.co.in/


Reliance General Insurance Company Limited offers a range of insurance products that cater to the different needs of its customers, such as critical illness, maternity, and personal accident cover. In addition, it provides marine insurance, crop insurance, and fire insurance and offers a 24/7 customer service helpline to assist customers with their queries and concerns. At present, it has a large network of over 139 branches across India and offers cashless hospitalization facilities at over 5,000 hospitals.

11. SBI General Insurance Company Limited

Establishment:

2009

Headquarters:

Maharashtra

Website:

http://www.sbigeneral.in/


SBI General Insurance Company Limited is a reputable insurance provider that offers a wide range of services, including Arogya Supreme, Sanjeevni, premier, Arogya Plus, top-up, retail health insurance, critical health insurance, hospital daily cash, loan, and supreme health insurance. It has a dedicated claims settlement team that ensures that claims are processed quickly and efficiently. At present, it has a network of over 11,000 cashless healthcare providers across India, which facilitates its customers with the easy medical treatment they need without the financial burden.

12. Star Health & Allied Insurance Co. Pvt. Ltd.

Establishment:

2006

Headquarters:

Chennai

Website:

http://www.starhealth.in/


Star Health & Allied Insurance Co. Ltd. is the first standalone health insurance provider that offers innovative services and products in the health, personal accident, and overseas and domestic travel insurance aligned with the needs of Indian users. It has meticulously crafted insurance policies and is keen on addressing the unique health needs of people and providing coverage to them. With handling more than 16.9 crore lives since its inception, it is scaling up its services to ensure that all lives are covered under health insurance. At present, it aims to provide timely assistance in times of health emergency and has a dedicated in-house claim settlement team to process and settle the claims swiftly.

13. Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited

Establishment:

2001

Headquarters:

New Delhi

Website:

https://www.tataaig.com/


Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited is a pioneer joint venture company between Tata Group and American International Group (AIG). It emerges as the private general insurance company in India with several pioneering firsts to its credit. It also offers a wide range of general insurance covers for businesses and individuals, including a comprehensive range of general insurance products for Liability, Marine Cargo, Personal Accident, Travel, Rural-Agriculture Insurance, and Extended Warranty services. Recently, it has recorded its Gross Written Premium (GWP) at 10,686 Crores with 213 offices spread across India.

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  • Precise predictions regarding upcoming trends and potential changes in consumer behavior
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  • Detailed explanations of the challenges that could impede the growth of the India health insurance market.


About Author:

Aditi Kumar 

Senior Content Writer at IMARC Services Private Limited

Aditi is a content writer and editor at IMARC Services Private Limited with over two years of experience in market research, covering diverse sectors from information technology to healthcare, automotive, oil and gas, food and beverage, and electronics. She actively works on numerous predictive and exploratory research projects and has hands-on experience analyzing and writing about macro and micro markets. Besides writing, Aditi loves baking and reading novels.

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