Medlife provides workforce with medical insurance cover for Covid-19

On-roll employees are covered in the range of one to five lakh rupees


MUMBAI: Medlife an e-Health platform announced extension of medical insurance cover for its employees to include Covid-19. This is applicable to all employees, which includes about 1,700 on-roll and 1,200 off-roll employees.

Being in the business of delivering medicines to the doorsteps of millions of people across India, Medlife considers it imperative, especially for on-ground workforce, to be sufficiently protected against the risks associated with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Apart from the standard coverage, the new package has earmarked rupees one lakh for treatment associated with Coronavirus for contract employees, for a period of 3 months from now. On-roll employees are covered in the range of one to five lakh rupees, for up to 9 months from now.   

Medlife CEO and co-founder Ananth Narayanan said:  “We are now looking forward to quicker order fulfilments, with the government and police ensuring necessary steps for hassle-free movement of our consignments and delivery personnel. With more staff members returning to deliver medicines to the doorsteps of our customers, we are providing them with insurance that covers Covid-19, which is a necessary and important step for their safety, considering the important role they are playing at this time.”

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