Durgapur: Apollo Munich Health Insurance announced its plans to strengthen its foothold in West Bengal with the opening of its branch office in Durgapur.
The expansion reiterated the company’s commitment of ”Making India Health Confident”.
The new branch office will create more touch points of interacting with customers and also tap the huge demand of health insurance in the region.
The city has been selected basis the market potential research conducted by Apollo Munich earlier this year.
With an aim to provide an award-winning, innovative and uncomplicated bouquet of health policies to the residents of this city, the branch was inaugurated by Mr. Sanjay Manaktala, CEO – North & East Zone.
Speaking on the occasion, Sanjay Manaktala, CEO – North & East Zone, Apollo Munich Health Insurance, said, “ The increasing awareness levels and adoption of health insurance in India is very encouraging. We work with over 4,500 hospitals across the country to provide cashless treatment. With the establishment of our on-the-ground presence in Durgapur, its residents can avail of the healthcare benefits from the best of the hospitals across India. ”
” We at Apollo Munich believe that for the State to further grow, it is important to have a healthy population and a well-knit healthcare and a financing ecosystem. With the opening of our branches, we come another step closer to reaching out , to as many people as possible to cover them with health insurance, ” he stated.
“At Apollo Munich, we truly believe that health insurance is an indispensable financial security tool to counter rising healthcare costs. We are already present in many parts of the state and plan to strengthen our presence further to ensure that every resident of this state has access to quality healthcare when the necessity arises. We are confident that with the new branch we will be able to reach out to consumers at their convenience and serve them better, ” he added.
As a leader in the health insurance segment, Apollo Munich has brought several industry-first initiatives to the marketplace which were never seen before in the industry such as lifelong renewal, no sub-limits, no co-pay, no claim-based loading, portability, restore and multiplier benefits etc.
It has one of the shortest turnaround times for approvals and claims payments in the industry and ranks highly in provider surveys.
The company offers its products through a network of close to 170 offices, well-trained sales partners, over 35,000 advisers, bancassurance partners and directly through its call centers, website, and in-house sales force.