Private hospital groups have been unfairly blocked from defending themselves by the Competition Commission (CC), a Competition Appeals Tribunal has ruled.
Private Medical Insurance (PMI) premiums are higher than necessary as private hospitals face little competition in local areas across the UK, the Competition Commission (CC) has found.
The Money Advice Service (MAS) is still in discussions with the Competition Commission regarding the lack of Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) comparison tables on its website, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has reported.
The protection industry has said it is concerned that short term income protection is simply a new style of accident, sickness and unemployment cover, according to a poll.
Private medical Insurers (PMI) have endorsed the Office of Fair Trading referring the UK healthcare market to the Competition Commission and said they will take an active part in investigations.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has referred the privately funded healthcare market to the Competition Commission for investigation.