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Bupa Global launches tiered cover

Bupa Global has launched a range of tiered international private medical insurance products for UK businesses that need to offer premium international cover for...

Linking premiums to fitness data could help grow PMI market

Health insurers have the potential to grow the PMI market by linking premiums to the personal data collected by wearable health and activity trackers,...

Health insurance inflation expected to reach five-year high

Health insurance premium inflation is expected to reach a five-year high this year despite attempts by the major insurers to keep down costs. A report...

Denplan rolls out hygiene plan

Specialist dental insurer Denplan is rolling out its new hygiene payment plan nationwide following the success of trials in Scotland.

Surge in cost of cancer claims in construction industry

The cost of health insurance claims for cancer treatment amongst building contractors and trades people has leapt by 84% since 2012, according to new research by ECIS, the specialist employee benefits company for the construction sector.

Health insurance ranked second most desirable benefit

Health insurance is now the most popular workplace benefit after contributory pension schemes, according to the 2016 Willis PMI Group Employee Benefits Index. The index, which explores attitudes to employee benefits among workers in the UK, found that 40% ranked health insurance among their top three favourite benefits – up from 37% in 2015.

VitalityHealth improves e-billing service

VitalityHealth has improved its e-billing process with Healthcode’s Membership Enquiry and enhanced bill validation services.

VitalityHealth improves e-billing service

VitalityHealth has improved its e-billing process with Healthcode’s Membership Enquiry and enhanced bill validation services. The system means that providers can use the secure online...

Strong growth predicted for international insurance market

The global market for international health insurance was worth approximately £9bn in gross written premiums in 2015, according to the financial services research and consultancy firm Finaccord.

Aviva launches first in ‘Essentials’ range

Aviva has launched a top-up product for cancer care as part of its new Essentials range – a suite of low-cost insurance products designed to complement NHS treatment for specific conditions.