Clinikk aims to safeguard families' interests and help them navigate the healthcare maze. It provides a single point of contact for any healthcare need. It offers Clinikk smart plans that include free and unlimited doctor consultations, specialist consultations, prescribed lab tests, and medicines, health insurance, and more. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
Expert Collections containing Clinikk
Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.
Clinikk is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Insurtech.
Companies and startups that use of technology to improve core and ancillary insurance operations. Companies in this collection are creating new product architectures, improving underwriting models, accelerating claims and creating a better customer experience
The digital health collection includes vendors developing software, platforms, sensor & robotic hardware, health data infrastructure, and tech-enabled services in healthcare. The list excludes pureplay pharma/biopharma, sequencing instruments, gene editing, and assistive tech.
Latest Clinikk News
Jun 28, 2023
| Simply Save A health insurance policy is important. Merely relying on your savings is not wise as your health costs can wipe out your savings. A health cover, on the other hand, is reinstated, after you make a claim. Deepti Bhaskaran, Head- Strategic Initiatives, Clinikk joins us on our podcast. Simply Save Health insurance has undergone a sea change in the past three years, especially since the outbreak of Covid-19 global pandemic. Steep premium hikes by non-life insurers have been a key cause of concern for health policyholders, particularly senior citizens. At the same time, insurance companies, too, are making losses though retail segment continues to be profitable. Is there a way out of this conundrum? A more micro question: How much health insurance should an individual buy? To answer these questions, Deepti Bhaskaran, Head- Strategic Initiatives, Clinikk joins us on our podcast, Simply Save. Clinikk is building India’s first managed care model by closely integrating outpatient care and health insurance through a single subscription plan. The plan provides free and unlimited doctor consultations through its primary care centers called Clinikk Health Hubs, along with free benefits on medicines and diagnostics. Clinikk's subscription plans also offer health insurance to cover hospitalization expenses. Clinikk aims to not only make healthcare value-based but also reduce subscriber bills on healthcare to zero, making healthcare more holistic. Related stories This kind of model is designed to try and help all the stakeholders involved. Customers will benefit through affordable, accessible and continued care. Payors or insurance companies benefit due to reduced hospitalization and elimination of over-prescription and unnecessary hospitalizations whereas the providers or hospitals can deploy their resources for better patient management and satisfaction gaining more traction. Prior to her stint at Clinikk, Bhaskaran worked as a journalist tracking the insurance sector very closely. She has also contributed to policy in the insurance and pension space. Here’s a summary of what Bhaskaran said: · There is no idea health insurance amount, but a health cover of Rs 5 lakh is a decent figure to start with for an individual. You can, the, add a top-up. · Your ideal health insurance policy amount depends on where you live- metro or non-metro; your preference of hospital, your family construct (how many members are there in your family in case you wish to buy say a family floater), and soon. · Having an emergency corpus is always advisable. But medical expenses can be catastrophic; this could erode your savings. Your savings are not enough for your medical needs in the long term. Having a health insurance helps, because once tyou use it to pay your hospital boils, the cover gets reinstated. · The way health insurance companies. Companies fix premiums on policies should be decided on the age at which the person bought health insurance. in simple words, for how long the person has been insured, instead of the policyholder’s age, which is the current norm. · This also ensures that premiums come down for elderly citizens. If people are encouraged to buy policies at a young age and then continue their coverage, as opposed to those in their 40s and 50s buying their policies for the first time, the premiums are also tend to come down in the long run, even if the policyholders age. · Making an insurance claim for your policy has always been troubling for policyholders. The Insurance ombudsman data shows that the maximum complaint in the insurance sector pertains to insurance claims. · A tip to avoid disappointment when making health insurance claims: Understand your policy, what’s included, what’s not. If you claim for an expense or ailment that your policy doesn’t allow, you are bound to face disappointment. · Buy a comprehensive policy. A cheaper premium policy isn’t always the best. Check the exclusions. If your policy excludes too many things, it’s not worth it. Preeti Kulkarni is a financial journalist with over 13 years of experience. Based in Mumbai, she covers the personal finance beat for Moneycontrol. She focusses primarily on insurance, banking, taxation and financial planning Kayezad E Adajania heads the personal finance bureau at Moneycontrol. He has been covering mutual funds and personal finance for the past two decades, having worked in Mint and Outlook Money magazine. Kayezad was the founding member of Mint’s personal finance team when it was set up in 2009.
Clinikk Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Clinikk founded?
Clinikk was founded in 2016.
Where is Clinikk's headquarters?
Clinikk's headquarters is located at Bannerghatta Main Road, Opposite IIMB Main Gate, Bengaluru.
What is Clinikk's latest funding round?
Clinikk's latest funding round is Series A.
How much did Clinikk raise?
Clinikk raised a total of $7M.
Who are the investors of Clinikk?
Investors of Clinikk include MassMutual Ventures, Times Internet, WEH Ventures, Kunal Shah, Anjali Bansal and 12 more.