What is group health insurance?

Group health insurance coverage is a type of insurance plan that covers a group of people who belong to the same organization. This type of cover is also called an employee insurance plan or a corporate insurance plan.


What makes a group health insurance plan an essential benefit for all employees?

Well, you can extend the health insurance plan’s scope to cover the spouse, children, parents, or parents-in-law of employees. In addition, a group plan also covers personal accidents, maternity benefits, daycare treatments, room rents, among many other additional services. At MantraCare, we take great care to understand the needs of the employer and employee. Therefore, we structure plans that offer more value and benefits at affordable costs.

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Why buy a group health insurance policy?

The pandemic has changed many things; one is how we look at our health. Medical costs are skyrocketing, and equal access to good quality healthcare has become the immediate requirement for everyone in India. Health insurance is no longer just an added benefit but a necessity for employees. Here are three reasons why you should think about getting a group plan today:

oneMeet your employees’ expectations

Create the best working space for your teams and workforce. A group health insurance plan is the first step in showing your employees that you care.

twoGive your employees’ peace of mind

Providing your employees with medical cover makes them feel prepared for unforeseen events. This peace of mind helps in retaining employees & keeps them happy.

threeGood health improves productivity

Providing your workforce with regular health checkups at zero expense will keep your employees healthy, resulting in lower sick leaves and improved productivity.

Advantages of a group health insurance policy

The pandemic has changed many things; one is how we look at our health. Medical costs are skyrocketing, and equal access to good quality healthcare has become the immediate requirement for everyone in India.

More value at lower premiums

An employee health insurance allows you to provide coverage to the employee and their family at a much lower cost than an individual health plan.

Get tax benefits under Sec 80D

With group health insurance, everyone gets tax benefits. Your employees get medical protection, and as an employer, you can avail of tax deductions.

Existing diseases covered from day 1

Group health insurance plans cover pre-existing conditions (like diabetes, etc.) right from the start of policy inception.

COVID-19 coverage

COVID-19 has impacted individuals and businesses alike. A group health insurance policy provides you with security in these unprecedented times.

Maternity coverage

A maternity cover is an additional benefit that you can add to your group health insurance plan at a low cost.

Features of group health insurance plans

Cashless process

Plan your treatments and get them paid for beforehand through cashless claims. For planned hospitalization, you can walk up to any insurer's network hospitals and avail of cashless treatment.

Extra benefits

Group health insurance policies can be easily enhanced through additional benefits. You can add other benefits such as maternity coverage, pre-existing disease cover, accidental cover to the base policy.

Covers family

Group health insurance plans cover your employees' family members at a much more affordable cost than a family health plan. Offers cover for employee's parents, spouse, & children are seen as a significant benefit.

Pre and post-hospitalisation

There are many medical expenses before the actual hospitalisation and many times after discharge. All these expenses are also typically covered under your group health insurance plan.

Additional costs

Hidden costs are prevalent with hospitalisations. High room rents, ambulance costs, medical expenses are a few examples of these hidden costs. Corporate health insurance will cover all these additional costs.

Tax saving benefits

With group mediclaim cover, you as well as your employer can avail of tax benefits! If you are a start-up founder, a group cover is an excellent way to boost employee morale and productivity.

Who should buy group health insurance?

Group health plan for startups

Right from the get-go, MantraCare has built its offerings around young and budding startups. Even if you're an efficient five-member team, we can get you a group health insurance policy.

Group health insurance for SMBs

A group health insurance policy is the perfect benefit you can offer your employees. This increases employee satisfaction and motivation. Get group cover at an affordable premium along with valuable add-ons.

Large organizations

Employees feel prioritized when providing them with a corporate health insurance plan with relevant benefits. As a corporate, the onus is upon you to take care of the people who take care of your business.

What does our customer's say?

The company’s MantraCare substance has been a big help for many people from various departments. It has helped cut back on stress, helps them sleep better and can help make sure their families stay healthy as well. We’ve noticed that our reps are amazing at answering all of our questions and setting up the application right away. MantraCare has been a game changer for us in our pandemic response, and will continue to be so for our colleagues working towards the future!


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. All group health insurance policies cover COVID-19 and related illnesses.

Buying a comprehensive group cover scheme for young start-ups and small companies is a great way for founders to retain and attract good talent. Employees often prefer organizations with good health benefits and wellness programs.

Yes, you can avail of certain tax benefits through group health insurance.

Group health insurance costs vary based on the number of employees, sum insured, and benefits opted for. Get a group health insurance estimate using our premium calculator.

The minimum number of people that can be covered in a group health insurance policy is seven. There is no such fixed upper limit on the total number of employees that can be covered.

An employer purchases a group healthcare coverage plan for their respective employees based on the number of workers. The employer entirely bears the cost of group healthcare. In return, the employees can avail of medical insurance as per the sum insured.

Yes. A group health insurance policy is five to ten times cheaper than an individual policy.

Most of the group plans provide annual health check-ups for free. This depends on the type of group plan and benefits selected by your employer.

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