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Delhi High Court wants cashless claims in every hospital. Here’s why insurers are fearing the worst.

Healthcare providers as well as patients feel the nexus between insurers, third-party administrators, and their preferred hospitals often causes unnecessary harassment during claims. Recent judicial intervention is seen to be paving the way for cashless claims by an insured patient at any hospital — irrespective of whether it is part of the insurer's network. But the industry is worried that this will open the floodgates for fraudulent claims.



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