BENGALURU, 19 August, 2021: The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) has today announced its collaboration with Practo, India’s leading integrated healthcare company, to strengthen its employee health and wellness policy. This partnership will enable over 520 FICCI employees and their families to opt for free online consultations with doctors across 23+ specialities, in addition to services like medicine delivery, health checkups, and mental health sessions.
Practo’s Corporate health plans went on to record a 100% quarter-on-quarter growth since the beginning of the year, to now cover over 500 companies. Currently, these health plans cover more than one million employees and their families that constitute nearly two million people in the country. The recent collaboration with FICCI only reinstates the increasing trust in digital healthcare amid a global health crisis.
Practo’s corporate health and wellness plans provide easy and convenient access to high-quality healthcare services round the clock. Apart from covering regular specialities like General Physician, Gynaecology, and Pediatrics, these plans also include super specialities like Cardiology, Oncology, and Neurology.
Siddhartha Nihalani, Product Head, Practo, said, “With health and wellness becoming the topmost priority for people, employers are taking strategic approaches to help and safeguard their employees. Technological advancements are facilitating varied alternatives for workplace wellness, and Covid-19 pandemic meant that digital health has an even greater role to play for the workforce. FICCI joining the list of over 500 corporates that use our plans shows the momentum these plans have gained and we are confident that we will be able to sustain it in the coming days.”
Mr Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI, said, “We believe in Practo’s commitment to provide high-quality healthcare services to society, and in supporting the country’s working professional community. Practo and FICCI management will be working closely on every step – from integrating employees to familiarizing them with myriad care services. Meanwhile, the management team will closely monitor service utilization and provide employees with the best of healthcare services.”