COVID-19 letter sent to policyholders
After 32 years
CEGA will continue to provide its global assistance services to clients of Western Provident Association, (WPA) for a further two years.
WPA has launched a multi-family private medical insurance (PMI) plan enabling policyholders to cover extended family members which may be particularly attractive to baby-boomers financially helping out their children and grandchildren.
Are private medical schemes paying too much to cover too few and could tiered benefits provide a solution, asks WPA's Ellis Turley.
WPA has made changes to its corporate cash plan.
Competition Commission statistics - as part of its private healthcare market investigation - have shown consultants do not reference insurer guidelines when making patient fee levels.
The PMI concerns raised in BBC1's Watchdog last night were all about choice and cost control, WPA has said.
Bupa has been the latest to warn about the nearing ‘affordability crunch' in the private medical insurance market as premiums continue to rise. What genuine, clean slate innovation would you like to see in PMI - and how possible will real innovation be?...
The group PMI market has been a little flat of late. So why not try to dazzle it? That's the consensus view of some providers, as Nicola Culley reports.
Intermediaries queried corporate deductible PMI products today at an educational seminar held by WPA in London.
The growing take-up of corporate deductible PMI products wis likely to invite greater HMRC scrutiny, Axa PPP has warned.
Westfield Health has recently released a new product, Hospital Treatment Insurance, aimed at the middle ground between cash plans and PMI. Considering the lengthening of hospital waiting lists, could this be the birth of a third tier to the health insurance...
Simplyhealth has plans to expand its offering with a corporate deductible-style group PMI.
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.
Private Medical Insurance (PMI) provider WPA has released evidence the tax treatment of its Corporate Deductible schemes is sanctioned by the taxman.
Axa PPP has extended its cancer coverage to include the clinically effective prostate cancer drug rejected for the NHS because it is too expensive.
WPA has introduced moratorium underwriting on its individual private medical insurance (PMI) plans for clients who fit certain criteria.
Health insurers have applauded the Office of Fair Trading's (OFT) decision to refer the operation of the private healthcare market to the Competition Commission (CC).
With the medical insurance sector in a state of flux, Owain Thomas dons the white coat and protective glasses to scientifically investigate the issues.
Moving from blindly buying PMI to defining a healthcare strategy will stabilise company health plans. Rachel Riley explains.
Axa PPP's Fergus Craig has a keen eye on PMI. Paul Robertson asks him how the market is improving.
WPA has begun work with the first of a series of IFAs doing business through the insurer's franchisee network.
WPA is "freeing up" its group underwriting methods through greater use of automation, allowing instant quoting and real time data of who is on risk.