"The common man of today is becoming more and more knowlegeable about healthcare and the insurance sector. The number of patients and the percentage of revenue from insurance companies are risin steadily. Thus it is increasingly getting very important for any hospital to have its own TPA department, " says Dr. Atamjot Grewal, Head of Medical services, Artemis Health Insurance, Guragaon.
One of the main activities of the marketing department of a hospital is to tie-up with different TPAs for provision of credit treatment facility or cashless service at thye hospital, which are reimbursed by them include cashless service at hospitals, telephonic support to policy-holders and management of claims and reimbursements. The also provide services to the corporate sector in designing and managing health benefit packages for their employees. The main function of TPA is to gaurantee cashless hospitalisation.