Health plans

Launch of the first Indian health plans for entertainment professionals

Gig-work GigVistas Platform Partners with Online Insurance Platform Alyve Health to Provide Affordable Health Coverage to Over 8 Million Concert Economy Professions in India

Comprehensive group insurance plans starting at 999 yen per year and offering up to 30 yen of coverage for independent contractors, freelancers and other professionals in the concert economy. Over 8 million concert economy professionals in India. The newly launched plans are the first in India to cover concert professionals as well as their families and are very affordable, keeping in mind the specific needs of independent contractors, freelancers and concert professionals.

From today, all GigVistas members will be able to purchase comprehensive and affordable health coverage for themselves or their family. Plans start from 999 yen per year for their families and are 40-70% cheaper than similar products available to retail customers. The plans offer benefits including health coverage up to 30 lakh and options to extend coverage to parents aged up to the age of 75. Digital healthcare, including free access to on-call doctors and discounts on drugs and diagnostics, is included in the plan.

Anilesh Seth, Co-Founder and CEO of GigVistas, said: “We have found that concert workers and freelancers often miss out on the benefits a full-time employee receives, especially a group health plan. Our health plans have therefore been designed by Alyve Health to match or exceed the benefits of group health coverage provided by the employer.

“Today’s launch of Health Insurance for Concert Professionals is also an important step in our journey towards creating India’s most trusted concert ecosystem that keeps concert professionals safe and secure. simultaneously enables companies to find high-quality talent for their just-in-time hiring needs, ”added Anilesh.

Shashank Avadhani, co-founder and CEO of Alyve Health, said, “Health insurance coverage is quickly becoming an expensive investment. At Alyve Health, we collaborate with the insurance and health ecosystem to create affordable, adequate and accessible health plans. We have an ideal partner in GigVistas to bring our insurance solutions to millions of independent professionals in India, who are otherwise not eligible for group health coverages. “

GigVistas said members who purchase the health plans will receive additional benefits of free on-call physician (GP) consultation for 12 months, drug discounts, and exclusive access to health and wellness programs. well-being. In addition, concert professionals will be able to purchase health insurance online on GigVistas without the need for pre-issuance medical examinations.

According to a 2021 report by the Boston Consulting Group and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, India has 8 million workers or professionals, and the number of flexible jobs or concerts could reach 90 million in 8 to 10 years. Another ASSOCHAM report states that India has around 15 million self-employed workers engaged in projects in sectors such as IT, human resources and design. By comparison, there are nearly 53 million self-employed workers in the United States.