Health Shield saw its premium income rise to £29m in 2014, the highest in the cashplan provider's 138 year history, its annual results have revealed.
Mike Wagg, head of intermediary sales at Simplyhealth notes the huge growth in Cash Plan sales during the recession and asks if growth could be even higher in the good years to come.
Health cash plan provider Medicash has revealed a 56% rise in employer-paid policies during 2013.
Westfield Health has enhanced its health club concession benefit, giving policyholders more choice when choosing gym membership.
Cash plan provider Health Shield has published its claims statistics for the first time, revealing it paid out 97.5% of all claims made during 2013.
Westfield Health's head of intermediary sales, Steve sharrock, explains his bafflement that more advisers are not selling cash plans.
Engage Mutual's David Castling outlines opportunities for a meeting of minds in the cash plan arena.
Electrical Contractors Insurance Services Limited (ECIS)has launched a cash plan for businesses in the construction sector.
Health cash plan provider Health Shield has reported a 9% increase in new business for 2013.
Two fifths of employees feel health and welfare benefits have increased in importance as a consequence of NHS cuts, a recent study has revealed.
Westfield Health has unveiled an intermediary toolkit designed to help advisers generate more income through selling health cover.
British consumers are increasingly convinced the NHS will see deterioration in quality of service and increasingly consider low-cost insurance products to cover any shortfall.
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Cash plans have become as popular as health insurance among UK workers.
Following a recent policy roundtable debate in Westminster, Pam Whelan discusses the future of Dental Plans and getting oral healthcare awareness higher up company agendas.
Paul Shires, executive director of sales and marketing at Westfield Health makes the case for more adviser engagement with the health products market.
Benenden Health is increasing its marketing for 2014 as it looks to increase membership in a plan to become a household name.
Revenues generated by independent healthcare providers stood at steady at £40.5bn in 2012/13 (2011/12: £39.9bn) but should slowly grow LaingBuisson has found.
Cash plan provider Health Shield has launched a new home assistance benefit.
Co-payments for the NHS have been mooted. Richard Walsh assesses the possible effects.
Paycare has confirmed that there will be no price increase on any of its healthcare plans to either corporate of individual customers in 2014.
Health cash plan provider Medicash has been recognised for customer service and relationships by customer experience consultants Investor in Customers (IIC).
Minnesota based CieloStar is to become a distribution partner for MediCheque Cash Plans offering the company's Medical Recovery Insurance plans across the US.
Connect, a new direct to consumer individual cash plan has been launched by Health Shield.