Max Financial Services Ltd and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. Ltd joined hands together and launched their new insurance scheme called Max Life Cancer Insurance Plan. This Insurance plan protects people fighting cancer and offers financial support across all stages of cancer. The features of this comprehensive insurance plan include but is not limited to coverage of medical expenses across all stages of cancer and income benefits upto 5 years if diagnosed with major stage of cancer.
Eligibility Conditions for the Max Life Cancer Insurance Plan:
|Minimum Entry Age||After completing 25 years of age|
|Maximum Entry Age||65 years (age closer to birthday)|
|Maximum Maturity Age||75 years (age closer to birthday)|
Policy Terms for the Max Life Cancer Insurance Plan:
Premium Payments Offered by the Max Life Cancer Insurance Plan:
|Premium Payment Mode||Max Life Cancer Insurance Plan allows semi-annual, annual, quarterly and monthly premium modes. The modal factors followed in the Max Life Cancer Insurance Plan are as follows:
|Minimum annual premium||Apart from the modal extra, service tax and extra premium, the minimum annual premium are as follows:
|Maximum annual premium||Excluding the modal extra, service tax and extra premium, the maximum annual premium are as follows:
|Minimum Sum Assured||Rs.10 lakh|
|Maximum Sum Assured||Rs.50 lakh Please note that sum insured can be selected only in multiples of 5 and Max Life Cancer Insurance Plan offers inbuilt-indexation benefit, where, the sum insured increases by 10% every year if no claim is made in the past. This can increase upto 150% of the basic sum amount insured at the start of the policy. This way, the maximum sum insured by go upto Rs.75 lakhs.|
Key Features of Max Life cancer Insurance Plan:
|Type of Plan||ULIP plan for people diagnosed with cancer under a single premium|
|Premium Payment options||Yearly, Half – Yearly, Quarterly, and Monthly.|
|Top – Up / Additional Premium||Multiples of Rs. 5 lakhs|
|Option to continue the cover after the lapse of the policy||If the policy is lapsed, it can be revived within 2 years from the due date of first unpaid premium.This option is available if the applicant gives a written request and clear all outstanding dues with interest.|
|Grace period||30 days from the due date for payment of each premium.|
|Reinstatement||A surrendered policy cannot be reinstated|
|Maturity benefit||No maturity benefit available under this plan.|
|Survival benefit||No survival benefit available under this plan.|
|Surrender option||There is no surrender benefits available under this plan. However is the insured wishes to surrender the life insurance policy, it can be done by submitting a written request.|
|Waiting period||180 days from the start of the policy or from the date of reinstatement.|
Late charges under Max Life cancer Insurance Plan:
|Days between the revival date and date of lapse of the policy||Late payment charges (in Rs)|
|Above 180 days||Rs.250 plus 8% p.a interest on premium due. The interest on overdue premiums is calculated annually.|
Advantages and Benefits of Max Life Cancer Insurance Plan:
Max Life cancer Insurance Plan comes with the following features
Comprehensive cancer insurance
Max Life Insurance Cancer Insurance Plan protects and supports cancer patients irrespective of the stage of cancer. It comes with the below features:
For diagnosis of Carcinoma in Situ(CiS)- Waiver of all future premiums till end of policy and 20% of indexed sum insured is allowed.
For diagnosis of major stage cancer, 100% of the indexed sum insured minus the early stage cancer claim paid plus income benefit up to 10% of basic sum insured is paid upto 5 years from the next policy anniversary date.
For diagnosis of early stage cancer, future premiums till the end of the policy is waived and and 20% of indexed sum insured.
As per the laws pertaining to tax in India, tax benefit is given to the premiums paid and benefits received thereof.
Flexible maturity age
The insured person can choose the policy expiry term within the minimum and maximum policy period. The formula used to calculate the policy term is opted policy expiry age minus the entry age.
If the insured dies within the waiting period, 100% of the premium paid from the start of the policy or from the reinstatement date excluding the service tax is payable.
Restriction on travel and occupation
Please note that there is no restrictions on travelling abroad or taking up any future occupation as per the policy terms and conditions.
Free look up period
A policyholder gets upto 15 days to or upto 30 days if the policy id obtained through distance marketing modes to read the terms and conditions of the policy document. If the policyholder does not agree to any point mentioned, he/she can return the policy stating the reason. The policyholder will get a refund of any premium paid after deducting risk premium for the period of cover and expenses undertaken by the company on medical examination of the insured party.
Other things you should know about Max Life cancer Insurance Plan:
- Please note that coverage will be active even after payment of early stage cancer or CiS claim.
- You are allowed to make multiple claims or early stage cancer claim till the total claims amount does not exceed 100% of the indexed sum insured.
- The diagnosis should be done by a registered independent medical practitioner.
- No benefits will be payable if the policy is lapsed.
- The insurer can cancel the policy on grounds of misrepresentation, fraud or non disclosure.
- One can also choose to pay a Single Premium
- The insured person can pay the premiums regularly using the following options –
- Half – Yearly
GST of 18% is applicable on life insurance effective from the 1st of July, 2017