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Insurance monitor has over 9,000 plaints pending

DNMUM409698 | 3/14/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :186

The Insurance Ombudsman’s office currently has over 9,000 complaints pending, information accessed through an RTI has revealed. A complainant whose application with the ombudsman has been pending for several months had asked for the information under the RTI.
What is worse is that the post of Insurance Ombudsman, who looks after cases of the state, has been vacant for almost eight months. This despite over 100 applications coming for the job.
Mahendra Dharod, a resident of Dadar, had filed an RTI application to know what the authorities are doing about the vacancy.
“The post of Insurance Ombudsman is a very important one. My wife was in the hospital and the insurance company rejected the entire claim amount. I then ap
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