Aetna to invest 100 crore in India in three years
Friday, October 14, 2016
US-headquartered Aetna, a 160-year-old healthcare benefit company, on Thursday announced investment commitment of ₹100 crore for the Indian market over the next three years.
The company, through its fully-owned Indian arm, Indian Health Organisation, also launched a ‘unique’ product — Classic Family Consultation Membership — designed to meet day-to-day outpatient expenses.
The membership, priced at ₹5,880 for one year for a family of four, offers unlimited tele-consultation with doctors, 10 free doctor consultation vouchers that can be utilised at top hospitals/clinics and two free comprehensive health check-ups.
It also entails tax breaks under Section 80D of the Income Tax Act and discounts of 10-50 per cent on medicines, diagnosis, further treatment and consultation.
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