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As Salamu alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatahu, Moulana, this is regarding health insurance. The company that i work for is giving medical benefit for employees, wife and 2 children with no amount being payed. At the same time, it gives benefits for parents at some amount being paid. Can this be taken? If answer is No, and if we have done it already what should be done? Jazakallah Khair, ALLAH HAFIZ, As Salamu alaykum

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Darulifta-Deoband.com
As Salamu alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatahu, Moulana, this is regarding health insurance. The company that i work for is giving medical benefit for employees, wife and 2 children with no amount being payed. At the same time, it gives benefits for parents at some amount being paid. Can this be taken? If answer is No, and if we have done it already what should be done? Jazakallah Khair, ALLAH HAFIZ, As Salamu alaykum

Answer

(Fatwa: 2554/2108=B/1429)

 

The prevalent medical insurance is based on gambling which is unlawful as per the Shariah.

As far as your health insurance is concerned you should write its rules and regulations in detail, then we can have a say in the matter.

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.

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