Kochi, 03 January 2019: Aster DM Healthcare Ltd., a global integrated healthcare provider, announced its partnership with Bajaj Finserv for Aster Easy Care – an initiative designed to empower patients to access emergency and elective medical care without worrying about arranging for finances. Aster Easy Care in association with Bajaj Finserv is applicable for medical bills ranging from Rs.4,999 to Rs.4,50,000.
Hospital bills can be paid in interest-free* equated monthly instalments (EMI) of up to 18 months. Any Indian resident, salaried / self-employed / relative of the patient can avail the finance facility from Bajaj Finance Limited.
Aster Easy Care will be available in all Aster hospitals across India including Aster Medcity - Kochi, Aster MIMS - Kozhikode, Aster MIMS – Kottakkal, Aster CMI Hospital - Bengaluru, Aster Prime Hospitals - Hyderabad, Aster Aadhar Hospital- Kolhapur and Aster Ramesh Hospital- Vijayawada and Guntur. Bajaj Finance help desk will function in each of these hospitals 24/7.
Aster Easy Care will be helpful for patients who require emergency / life-saving treatment and are not in a position to bear the cost upfront for any medical treatment. This scheme can also be utilised for patients who are already admitted and require funds for discharge. Patients without any or adequate health insurance cover can also avail Aster Easy Care scheme through Bajaj Finserv. Aster Easy Care can be availed for both inpatient and outpatient services.
Commenting on the initiative, Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare said, “Aster Easy Care is launched to make quality healthcare accessible and affordable to more people across India. Today, families struggle to raise money for treatment – especially in medical emergencies. Sadly, health insurance is still not on the priority list of the average Indian citizen. Aster Easy Care will help even insured people who don’t have sufficient coverage.”
Mr. Anup Saha, President-Consumer Business, Bajaj Finserv said, “We are delighted to partner with Aster DM Healthcare to provide medical treatments as easy equated monthly instalments. This association will surely will go a long way and make quality healthcare affordable to a larger section of people. With minimal documentation, availing EMI finance will become a simple and hassle free process.”