IRDAI and NHA to set up National Health Claims Exchange to settle claims
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The National Health Authority (NHA) and the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) have decided to develop a National Health Claims Exchange.
National Health Claims Exchange will be developed as a digital platform for settlement of health claims.
IRDAI President Debashish Panda has proposed to form a working group with industry representation.
This working group will decide how to attract as many people as possible to buy health insurance.
Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)
IRDAI is a regulatory body, established under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance.
It helps regulate and licence the insurance and reinsurance industries across the country.
It was constituted as per the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999.
IRDAI is headquartered in Hyderabad, Telangana. It was shifted from Delhi to Telangana in 2001.
IRDAI is a 10-member body. It consists of the Chairman, 5 full time and 4 part time members. All the members are appointed by the Government of India.
National Health Authority (NHA)
National Health Authority implements India's public health insurance scheme named “Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)”.
NHA was set up to implement PM-JAY at the national level.
In states, state health agencies have been set up as a society or trust.
SHA has been given full operational autonomy for the implementation of this scheme.
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