Now Healthcare Group (NHG) has received a minority investment from health cash plan provider Medicash of £4m.
As part of COVER's 20th Anniversary series, Fiona Murphy talks to Health Shield's Jonathan Burton about the evolution of cash plans.
Point of care health screening made affordable to all could represent the ultimate targeted wellbeing initiative says Health Shield Wellbeing's Carl Laidler.
Sirius International Group has acquired International Medical Group (IMG) for an undisclosed sum.
Millions of people and businesses will be hit with increased insurance bills as the Government's increase in Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) takes effect from today (1 June 2017).
National Friendly has launched two updated health insurance policies.
Generali Global Health has launched Global Choice in Spain for employers with globally mobile employees.
Wayne Pontin has joined Lancashire based health insurance intermediary Nugent Santé as their non-executive chairman.
Aviva has signed an employer pledge with Time to Change, the social movement run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness which supports people to open up to mental health problems.
Allianz Worldwide Care discusses the rise of connected health.
Now Health International has merged its Asia Pacific and Middle East and Africa regions to support the development of its global service proposition.
SME employers must look more broadly and strategically at workplace wellbeing, in particular mental health, to support employees to the best extent, a COVER webinar has found.
Aviva will launch an interactive wellbeing app during the second half of 2017 to help customers track and improve their overall health and wellbeing and better manage specific conditions and fitness priorities.
Mental health is one of the top three reasons for employee absence (13%), after musculoskeletal conditions (48%) and general sickness, colds and bugs (15%); according to analysis of sick pay data from ECIS.
The Labour Party has disagreed with the insurance industry's view that private medical insurance [PMI] customers would cancel their policies in droves following further IPT increases by saying that there has been no discernible impact on customers cancelling...
Punter Southall Health and Protection discusses how workplace wellbeing is gathering steam.
Jeremy Corbyn has announced that a Labour Government would scrap hospital car parking fees by using funds raised from increasing Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) on private medical insurance (PMI) to 20%.
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.
Expatriate Group's Lee Gerry discusses what international private medical insurance advisers need to know about Dubai.
The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) has published on its website the first of a series of performance measures intended to improve the availability of information to patients considering private healthcare services and start to bring standards...
Palatine Private Equity has agreed a sale of PMI consolidator-adviser Chase Templeton, to Nevada Investments, the investment vehicle set up by HPS Investment Partners and Madison Dearborn Partners.
The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII)'s petition to scrap Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) on health insurance has been postponed due to the forthcoming 'snap' General Election.
Aetna International has launched a redesigned secure member portal, Health Hub, which offers members a one-stop-shop to manage different aspects of their health online.
National Friendly has announced that Wayne Carter will be joining the company as head of sales & marketing.