Apollo Munich Health Insurance strengthens its foothold inWest Bengal

Apollo Munich Health Insurance today announced its plans to strengthen its foothold in West Bengal with the opening of its branch office in Durgapur. The expansion reiterates 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 new Durgapur branch is located at 3rdFloor, Suhatta Mall City Centre, Durgapur.

The city has been selected basis the market potential research conducted by Apollo Munich earlier this year. With an aim to provide award winning, innovative and uncomplicated bouquet of health polices to the residents of this city, the branch was inaugurated by Mr. Sanjay Manaktala, CEO – North & East Zone.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sanjay Manaktala, CEO – North & East Zone, Apollo Munich Health Insurancesaid, “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.”

“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 industryand 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.

ABOUT APOLLO MUNICH HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY

Apollo Munich offers innovative and award-winning health, personal accident and travel insurance plans, with state-of-the art infrastructure and uncomplicated services, delivered by engaged employees. It is a joint venture between the Apollo Hospitals Group, one of Asia’s largest healthcare group, and Munich Health, Munich Re’s health business segment, which offers global health insurance and reinsurance excellence.

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