Dengue has become quite a dreaded disease this season as the cases are not ceasing to come. With an eye of increasing number of patients, several companies have now started dengue insurance where a subscriber will be paid the expense of treatment is he is affected by the disease. While the experts believed that cases of dengue would come down after Diwali and onset of winters, there seems to be no respite for the same. The cases of the disease are being reported from across North Indian states on daily basis. The average cost of hospitalization for dengue treatment could vary between Rs 35,000 and Rs 70,000. Dengue insurance covers both inpatient and outpatient treatment. In fact, a single-disease plan offers wide coverage, and also acts as an add-on to the basic health insurance cover. Let us understand how good these plans are and whether you should opt for it.DHFL Pramerica a life insurance company has also launched dengue insurance with a cover of Rs 15000 for just Rs 99 per year. The company offers thaton diagnosis of dengue fever (Dengue Haemorrhagic fever and/or Dengue Shock Syndrome) 100% of chosen Sum Insured will be paid subject to some conditions. On the other hand even PayTm has also launched dengue insurance for its users. People could buy the insurance for Rs 199 per year with a cover of Rs 15000.
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