In India, the 80D deduction is available for health insurance premiums and preventive health checkups. This deduction is available for taxpayers who are below the age of 60 years. For taxpayers who are above the age of 60 years, the deduction limit is Rs. 30,000.
Section 80D of the Income Tax Act offers deduction for health insurance premium and preventive health check-ups. The maximum deduction that can be availed is Rs. 25,000 for any individual below the age of 60 years. For senior citizens, the maximum deduction is Rs. 30,000. The deduction is allowed for the premium amount paid for self, spouse, and dependent children. In case of preventive health check-ups, the deduction is Rs. 5,000.