12 Oct 2021, 21:24

DU students brought under health insurance scheme

DHAKA, Oct 12, 2021 (BSS) - All the regular students of Dhaka
University (DU) have been brought under a health insurance scheme for
a yearly premium of Tk 270.

Only regular students within the age limit of 28 will be eligible to
avail health care services in various listed hospitals from now on
under the coverages, said a press release.

To avail this facility, each student will have to pay a one-time
annual premium of only Tk 270 at the time of admission every year.

However, insurance benefits will not be available if a student exceeds
the age of 28 or loses studentship.

Students will be given a deposit receipt which will be needed to be
attached with the required documents while making a claim, added the

Under the insurance, each student will be eligible for maximum
insurance benefit of Tk 50,000 per year for hospital admission.

Of this, a maximum of Tk 5,000 per day will be available for cabin or
ward rent, hospital services, surgical expenses, doctor's consultation
fees, medicines and examination bills while in the hospital.

In the case of outdoor treatment, there is an annual allocation of
Tk10,000 for each student which will cover the cost of outdoor
examinations and doctor's consultation fees of maximum Tk 500 each

Students who are yet to pay the annual premium during the current
academic year, can deposit the premium by clicking the ‘Health
Insurance’ button and logging in to the website-

Students have been asked to contact with the office of their
respective department for insurance related activities.

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