February 4, 2014: For the customers of Canara Bank, living with diabetes does not have to be bitter any more. The bank today announced that in association with Apollo Munich Health Insurance Co, it will offer “ENERGY - The Sweetest Thing for individuals living with Diabetes Mellitus 2 and/or hypertension” - to its customers. To start with, the product is being offered across top eight cities in India. Leading stand-alone health insurer, Apollo Munich Health Insurance launched ‘ENERGY’ at the end of 2013 and has received rave reviews for the unique product offering in the marketplace.
What makes ENERGY unique is that it combines health insurance, wellness, counseling, incentives, technology and community together in a very holistic and seamless way, keeping the needs of people living with Diabetes in mind.
In a glittering launch function, Shri R.K. Dubey, Chairman and Managing Director of Canara Bank while dedicating this product to its Customers, said, “Canara Bank is delighted to be the first bank to offer ‘ENERGY’ to its customers. We aim to help our customers take care of their health, in addition to providing appropriate wealth management tools that our customers can utilize over their entire life cycle. We believe that ‘ENERGY’ is an important health insurance that not only covers the medical conditions arising of this silent killer but also provide those suffering from Type 2 Diabetes with a wellness tool to manage one’s health condition.”
Speaking about the ENERGY product, Apollo Munich Health Insurance’s Chief Executive Officer, Shri. Antony Jacob said, “Developing innovative products is at the core of Apollo Munich’s vision. We are proud to be able to offer a first-of-its-kind solution to the millions suffering from diabetes in India. ENERGY is India’s first plan that truly understands diabetes. The insurance and wellness ecosystem we have built will help those with diabetes control it much better, and lead a ‘close-to-normal’ lifestyle. We are very pleased that ENERGY will now be available for Canara Bank customers, as their banking channels will ensure deeper penetration of this much needed insurance product.”
Canara Bank Customers who buy ‘ENERGY’ will have access to the vast network of Apollo Munich’s hospitals and clinics for pre-policy check up, wellness tests and treatment.
About Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company
Apollo Munich offers innovative and award-winning health, personal accident and travel insurance plans, with state-of-the art infrastructure and uncomplicated services, delivered by engaged employees. It is a joint venture between the Apollo Hospitals Group, Asia’s largest healthcare group, and Munich Health, which offers global health insurance and reinsurance excellence.
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