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Edelweiss General to include LGBTQIA+ in group health insurance policy

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EGI’s group health insurance policy takes care of hospitalisation expenses, pre- and post-hospitalisation expenses, 30 and 60 days respectively, day care treatments, domiciliary hospitalisation and AYUSH treatments NEW DELHI: Digital insurer Edelweiss General has announced that it has extended its group health insurance policy to include members of LGBTQIA+ community.

Edelweiss General’s revamped group health policy now covers both LGBTQIA+ and unmarried partners (partners of same or other gender, who may be in a live-in relationship).

The policy will also cover children with disabilities without any age limit and dependent children, with no disability, up to 30 years of age, said the firm.

EGI’s policy is a big step towards a more inclusive healthcare framework, give that, traditionally, group health policies only included legally wedded spouses.

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