Pandemic triggers employer PMI interest amid postponed cancer treatment

Cancer operations put on hold

Adam Saville
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Pandemic triggers employer PMI interest amid postponed cancer treatment

'Health insurance will be a key focus for employers in 2021 looking to access cancer services faster'

The latest lockdown is driving more employers to consider providing private medical insurance (PMI) to their employees, Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing executive director, Cheryl Brennan, has claimed on World Cancer Day (4 February). Ongoing disruption to cancer services has led The Prince of Wales, who is a patron of Macmillan Cancer Support, to warn recently that cancer risks being the ‘forgotten C' during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the charity estimating that 50,000 people could be living...

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