Star Novel Coronavirus (nCoV)
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Star Health Novel CoronaVirus Insurance

Following safety measures to fight this deadly virus is the need of the hour. Washing your hands, not touching your eyes, mouth & nose, and social distancing can help you but only to a certain extent as even after observing all the prescribed measures, people are getting infected with the virus everyday.

Therefore, you should always be prepared for the worst scenarios. If an unfortunate event befalls and you or your family members get infected, you should be prepared for shouldering the treatment costs.

Star Health has introduced Star Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) (COVID 19) Insurance policy. The policy provides coverage for the expenses incurred during the treatment of COVID-19 infection. The plan comes on an individual basis, and only one policy is allowed for one insured person

Let's explore more about the plan.

Eligibility Criteria Of Star Novel Coronavirus (nCoV)

Minimum age of entryFor Children: 3 Months
For Adults: 18 years
Maximum age of entryFor Children: 25 years
For Adults: 65 years
Sum InsuredRs. 21,000 and Rs. 42,000
Policy Term1 Year
Premium AmountRs. 21,000: Rs. 353
Rs. 42,000: Rs. 706

**Last Updated on July, 2021

Key Features of Star Novel Coronavirus (nCoV)

The Star Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) (COVID-19) insurance policy is designed to offer coverage against the raging pandemic. The plan has many unique features that include:

  1. Lump-sum Payment

    The policy provides a lump sum payment as a benefit to the policyholder who has contracted COVID-19 and has had to undergo hospitalization.

  2. Short Waiting Period

    Star Health Insurance has a waiting period of 16 days from the commencement date of the policy.

  3. No Pre Acceptance Medical Screening

    There is no medical screening or testing requirement for applicants.

  4. Free-Look Period

    A free look period is available from the company, whereby you can buy this policy, and if unsatisfied, can return it within 15 days. The refund is applicable only if no claim has been made. Refunds are applicable only for the purchase of the policy and not for renewal.

  5. Tax Benefit

    Tax benefit under Section 80 D of the Income Tax Act is available for the premium paid for obtaining this policy.

What Is Excluded Under Star Novel Coronavirus Plan?

Following are the exclusions of the policy, which means payments will not be made for any of the following:

  • Claims for the disease contracted prior to the commencement of the policy shall not be admissible.
  • If the policyholder has traveled outside India during the policy period, claims are not admissible.
  • For a claim to be made, hospitalization is required.
  • Claims for any other illness other than COVID-19 will not be entertained.

Buying Process

Star Health Insurance Buying Process

  • Visit the official website of the company and click on the 'Buy Now' tab.
  • Fill in all the necessary details.
  • Once you have selected the plan of your choice, make the premium payment.
  • Your policy document will be mailed to you at your registered email address.

We, at can provide a dedicated agent by your side during the claim settlement process. Below is its buying process.

  • Fill in the details in the 'Calculate Premium' form.
  • The next page will show all the available plans. Choose the best Star health plan and click on 'Buy Now'.
  • Pay the premium and your policy document will be shared with you on your registered email.

Star Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policy Claim Procedure

Claims against the policy can be made by the insured person or anyone else on their behalf by following the claims procedure mentioned below:

  • The claim form needs to be filled in and submitted online or by mail. All forms needed can be downloaded from the website of Star Health.
  • The claim must be submitted within 15 days of the notification of the claim.
  • The claim form must be accompanied by a diagnostic report (given by a government-authorized testing center) confirming that the insured person was infected with Coronavirus COVID-19.
  • Submit your identification proofs such as a copy of your Aadhar card or any other Govt. issued ID cards.
  • Once the form is received, it will be processed and on approval, the lump sum amount will be paid.

Star Health Novel CoronaVirus Insurance: FAQs

No, the policy ceases to operate either once a claim is settled or on completion of one year.

This is not a problem since a child can be covered under this policy as a dependent along with the parent. Children, up to 25 years of age can be covered under the policy.

At present, the policy duration is 1 year and since it is a pilot product, renewal is allowed until the product is offered.

Yes, cancellation is possible anytime. If the policy is cancelled before 3 months, 15% premium can be refunded. If the policy is cancelled after 3 months, no refund may be given.

Find Out What Customers Are Saying

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- 4.4/5 (141 Total Rating)

June 2, 2022



Star health insurance company is one of the most trusted brands and my experience has been good with the insurer.

May 25, 2022

Himanshu Gada


Star is a good company. I have bought 2 plans from this company. One for myself, and another for my parents. I am happy with both the plan. Thank you for helping me to find this great company.

March 14, 2022

samarth wadhwa


Star is one of the topmost insurance companies and they prove it with their services and plans. They have plans for each family member of mine starting from my parents to my own family and even for my extended family.

February 24, 2022

rachana singh


I am star health s customers from last 5 months where i have got best customer service. They have a huge list of network hospitals which keeps me relaxed that i can get cashless treatment

February 17, 2022



No doubt that why people recommended me this company. They are loyal towards their customers and help them in every possible way.

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Last updated on July, 2021

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