Oxxy Healthcare to offer up to Rs 1,000 cr loan for medical treatment in FY20
Interest-free medical loans will now be available to all Indians for any medical treatment or surgery, Oxxy said in a press release
Oxxy Healthcare has said it will provide interest-free loans of up to Rs 1,000 crore this fiscal for medical treatment and surgery from next month at two lakh centres which are under its network. There will be no processing fee and the application will be processed within hours, it said in a release.
“Oxxy is all set to disperse medical loans worth Rs 500-1,000 crore in the current financial year. Along with its network partners, Oxxy has sourced the corpus of Rs 1,000 crore for patients’ welfare and to provide ease in treatment or surgery expenditures,” according to the release.
The corpus, it added, is ready in place and can be availed from September onwards.
“Interest-free medical loans will now be available to all Indians for any medical treatment or surgery. This is the first time in the world that an initiative at such a large scale has been taken,” it said, adding that the process to avail the interest-free loan is simple.
The initiative has been started in collaboration with Oxxy’s medical partners, the release added.
“Oxxy is already India’s largest healthcare network and understands the need to provide affordable healthcare as it is the key to the development of the Indian healthcare sector,” it added.
Oxxy founder Pankaj Gupta said the company’s vision is to eradicate the tension that one faces when it comes to medical expenditure.
The release further said Oxxy health plans to come with no riders, no age limit, no expenditure limit, and are valid unlimited times on OPD and IPD.
According to it, more than 10,000 plans are sold every day.
It also said Oxxy is valued at over $4 billion.