The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) has announced further growth with Unum and VitalityHealth joining the body as corporate members.
The association now has 120 intermediary members and 17 corporate members.
Stuart Scullion, chairman of AMII said: "At AMII we feel strongly that both intermediaries and insurers need to work together, with one voice, to continuously improve and develop the health and wellbeing industry - these two new members will be a great boost to our ever-growing influence."
AMII was established in 1998 as a trade association for independent medical insurance advisers based in the UK.
It began life as an intermediary member only body but opened to corporate members, such as private medical insurers and cash plan providers in 2013.
The AMII Annual General Meeting is taking place on 22 March 2017 at Whittlebury Hall, Northamptonshire.
Matthew Whitehouse, head of regional sales at Unum UK, said: "AMII's ambition to broaden their focus across health and wellbeing aligns perfectly with the Unum strategy to broaden its proposition outside traditional group risk. We are excited to work with AMII, and hope to bring some new ideas and synergies that AMII can use to the benefits of its members."
Greg Levine, director of sales and distribution at VitalityHealth, said: "Corporate membership is a valuable platform to engage with AMII's adviser community and to create further meaningful business connections. We look forward to working with them to help grow the UK PMI market through intermediated distribution.''
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