As per the Amazon Day One Blog News, Amazon.in today announced that it is providing a COVID-19 health insurance, completely free of cost for its sellers in India.
The insurance will help cover the expenses related to COVID-19 hospitalization and treatment as well as ambulance assistance and ICU charges of up to INR 50,000, and it will be valid for one year after activation. Amazon will fully fund the premium for this health insurance and has partnered with Acko General Insurance (Acko) to manage the policy delivery and handling of claims and reimbursements. This will benefit lakhs of Amazon sellers - anyone who has had an active product listing on Amazon.in between January 2019 and 26 May 2020.
How can sellers register for the insurance policy?
Amazon will open a 7 day enrolment window wherein sellers can enroll themselves by providing basic personal particulars and KYC documents. No medical tests will be required for registration. For each seller account, only one person will be covered under the insurance policy.
This policy is available for a limited time only. Please fill in your details before 11:59 PM on June 2nd, 2020 to avail this offer.
Click the following Link to apply for your Insurance Policy - COVID-19 health insurance for Amazon Sellers
Once the requisite details are processed, a Unique Health Identification (UHID) number will be issued to the sellers by Acko, which they can use to file their claims and reimbursements. To claim COVID-19 related hospitalization and treatment expenses, registered sellers will have to intimate Acko. A standard waiting period of 15 days will be applicable at the start of the insurance policy.
The Links and information of this Article have been acquired from the Amazon Day One Blog. You can get more details of the same at blog.aboutamazon.in