Chennai: India’s insurance sector regulator has directed general and health insurance companies to take action against hospitals if they don’t provide cashless facility for Covid-19 claims.Also Read - ICMR Recruitment 2022: Apply For 18 Scientist C Posts Till June 05| Check Salary, Other Details Here

In a circular the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) told the insurers to take appropriate action against hospitals denying cashless facility as per their agreement. Also Read - IPL 2022, SRH vs PBKS LIVE Cricket Score, Match 70: Sunrisers Hyderabad Win Toss, Opt to Bat

Cashless facility means direct settlement of hospital bills by the insurers. Also Read - No Tax Cut On Petrol, Diesel In Tamil Nadu? DMK Govt's Minister Has THIS To Say

The IRDAI said general and health Insurers shall ensure that all such network provider hospitals extend cashless facility for any treatment to the policyholder including Covid-19 treatment in accordance with agreed provisions of Service Level Agreement and terms and conditions of the policy contract.