Over the last 25 years there has been a significant increase in caesarean section deliveries globally, creating serious implications on health care and costs, Aetna International has warned.
Expatriate Group has simplified the way that customers can choose their area of cover under their international health insurance plan.
COVER magazine is hosting a live webinar titled Improving health and wellbeing in the workplace in association with Bupa on the 10th of May 2017.
A week into the FCA's new 'shopping around' rules, Regency Health's Brian Walters provides a view from the coalface.
The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII)'s petition against Insurance Premium Tax has gone live.
Westfield Health has expanded its health and wellbeing offering with the launch of two products and two key appointments to its senior management team.
Is it now time for the health insurers to be the 'care management' experts? Joanne Buckle and Neha Taneja of Milliman explore this.
Vicki Leslie, Client Relationship Manager at ECIS, discusses the role that a little healthy competition can play to ensure a healthy workforce.
Medigest Global Ltd is a customer focused business directory providing information about private healthcare insurance and practices in the UK, including specialist treatments such as dentists, private doctors, osteopaths, acupuncturists and holistic therapists...
This World Bipolar Day - 30th March, Bupa is highlighting the concerns people are often faced with when they're first diagnosed and offers some advice for employers and employees.
Private medical insurer The Exeter has added a range of prestigious hospitals in central London to the hospital list for its Health Cover for Me and Health Choices for Me plans.
Aviva Ventures, Aviva plc's venture capital arm, has invested in Owlstone Medical Ltd, a medical diagnostics company developing a breathalyser that can detect diseases at a very early stage.
Fiona Murphy rounds up key points from the Association of Medical Insurer and Intermediaries AGM held yesterday.
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....
The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) has announced further growth with Unum and VitalityHealth joining the body as corporate members.
Chancellor Philip Hammond described the Conservatives as 'the government of the NHS' as he pledged funding for A&E services and social care.
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.
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.
Simplyhealth and Denplan announced the merger of the two brands at a rebranding event in central London this week.
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.