launched NRI prepaid card for ailing relatives in India
Texas, Dec. 01, 2008
NRI Dr. Ravi Halekote of Transglobal Beneficial company, Texas,
has launched a prepaid India Health Card for NRIs to pay medical
bills of relatives in India.
This prepaid card is similar to a debit card. NRIs first load
funds onto the India Health Card through the Internet. The beneficiaries
can then use India Health Card to receive healthcare services
from any of the extensive health care provider network across
An NRI can send a maximum of $1,000 daily to a beneficiary. But
for a major surgery or hospitalisation, the NRI can load $1,000
on a daily basis on the card to grow the balance.
Like a bank, the company investigates any suspicious deposits
and reserves the right to restrict the amount of money allowed
in the account, as well as the ability to withdraw from the account,
in order to protect against illegal actions like money laundering,
fraud or gambling services.
Aannual membership fee for an individual is $10 and $25 for
Dr. Halekote said:
- We has spent half-a-million dollars over the last two years
on market research and getting a network of doctors on board.
- The card is being aggressively marketed will get access to
a 1,500-member network of doctors, hospitals and pharmacies
across India with discounts ranging from 5% to 15%.
- By using the card, beneficiaries will also receive quality
service at a discounted rate, while ensuring timely payment
to healthcare providers.
- Our research found that a lot of Indians living abroad sent
money home for medical expenses but it often went into buying
household goods. NRI can ensure his or her parents visit the
- Our network of doctors communicate with them all the time.
If they can’t find a specialist of their preference they
can contact us with their preferred provider and we will try
to sign them up for our network,
Transglobal Beneficial Inc is a Texas-USA based privately held
company that provides innovative healthcare payment solutions.
The company was launched by a team of medical professionals with
the vision to impact the healthcare industry in the developing
About India Health Card: India Health Card is the first health
care payment product launched by Transglobal Beneficial Inc. India
Health Card is a pre-paid reloadable card that can be used to
cover medical expenses across India.