With no change in the Budget earlier this month to a planned increase in Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) to 12% from 1 June, AMII plans to use the AGM to announce a Parliamentary Petition action plan to raise public awareness about the impact of IPT increases....
Expatriate Group has introduced an online travel fulfilment and enrolment platform and updates its travel insurance policy for international customers.
Cigna Corporation (Cigna) has appointed two senior executives to new roles in regional distribution as part of its continuing expansion across the Asia Pacific region.
The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) has announced further growth with Unum and VitalityHealth joining the body as corporate members.
When it comes to hot topics for intermediaries, the rise of automated advice is never far from the top of the agenda, writes National Friendly's Jonathan Long.
Despite no further increases to Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) in yesterday's Budget, AMII is launching a campaign to raise public awareness about the impact of IPT on healthcare.
Chancellor Philip Hammond described the Conservatives as 'the government of the NHS' as he pledged funding for A&E services and social care.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is calling on people to act with caution when engaging with online primary healthcare services, such as online doctors or considering buying medicines on the internet.
AXA PPP healthcare has introduced a pay-as-you-go occupational health service for SMEs and mid-sized corporates who occasionally need the input of occupational health experts to help them manage staff absences and performance issues relating to ill health...
The Right PMI Network (the PMI division of The Right Mortgage td) has developed a 'unique' quotation engine for all PMI advisers that are members of their network or DA club, COVER can exclusively reveal.
WPA has introduced Precision Analytics which provides data accurate within 24 hours; allowing customers, potential customers and employee benefit consultants to view detailed data about corporate healthcare schemes.
Now Health International has provided an update on its integration with Best Doctors Insurance as it rolls out a global platform.
International Medical Group (IMG) has acquired UK-based IPMI insurer ALC Health for an undisclosed sum.
Aetna International is expanding in the Canadian health insurance market with the launch of a health insurance proposition for employers with outbound and inbound Canadian travelers.
The virtual doctor will see you now. AXA PPP's Paul Moulton discusses the benefits of virtual GPs.
Cigna Global Health Benefits Europe (Cigna GHB), the global expatriate segment of Cigna's business, has made several promotions to bolster its senior management team.
Health Shield has announced a raft of new and improved health benefits to its customers.
Half (48%) of SME employees have voted for private medical insurance as their top most valued workplace benefit, according to Ellipse.
WPA has reported rising interest from mid-market companies in alternatives to fully insured private medical schemes as awareness of the Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) increase takes hold.
Private medical insurance (PMI) providers should cover short-term illnesses as CCGs have tightened the rules around hip and knee replacements, the CEO of National Friendly has urged.
Despite a boost in awareness, the government's flagship sickness absence service Fit for Work is still underused by employers, according to research.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has published a guide that illustrates the value of private medical insurance (PMI) and cash plans to consumers.
Private Medical Insurance (PMI) publisher, Craigdallie of West Sussex, has published the 2017 PMI Handbook for professional advisers seeking information on the different plans available in the UK market.
Best Doctors added over 140 new clients and more than five million new members with access to its medical second opinion and information services during 2016.