Research and Markets: The Private Health Insurance Market in India - Identify Key Health Insurance Competitors

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "The Private Health Insurance Market in India" report to their offering.

The report presents a detailed examination of India's nascent private health insurance sector, exploring the market structure, the key trends and the main opportunities. In doing so, it sets the private health insurance sector in the context of the wider health insurance market, which is relevant because privately-owned insurance companies often participate in both the private and social sectors.

Features and benefits

  • Gain an insight into how India's private health insurance sector relates to the wider social insurance sector.
  • Understand the mechanics of the healthcare delivery chain, from insurers to third party administrators (TPAs) to healthcare provider networks.
  • Identify key health insurance competitors (which includes both private and state-owned companies).
  • Understand the latest trends in terms of pricing and procurement, and thereby avoid the pitfalls that have befallen a number of insurers.
  • Gain an awareness of the main challenges that must be overcome in order for private insurance companies to achieve their full potential.


Despite the rapid expansion of the private health insurance market in recent years, it covers less than 3% of the population, and many consumers remain unaware of the benefits of private health insurance. India's private health insurance market is poised to grow at a CAGR of 25-30% over the next five years.

The market is likely to become much more competitive in future, with a growing number of foreign insurance companies likely to form joint-ventures with Indian partners.

A severe lack of data on consumers and disease patterns has prevented insurers from offering the same type of innovative policies that are available in developed markets. A high claims ratio, combined with problems in the supply chain, has made it difficult for health insurers to make a profit in the short term.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Executive Summary
  • About the author
  • The private health insurance market in context
  • Market progression
  • Products and services
  • Procurement, pricing, and expenditure
  • Corporate environment
  • Opportunities, issues and challenges
  • Appendix
  • Companies Mentioned

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KEYWORDS:   Asia Pacific  India

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Professional Services  Insurance  Managed Care