Private medical insurance broker Chase Templeton has completed its first acquisitions of the year, purchasing Health Equity Solutions and Caledonian Health Solutions.
Insurers in Hong Kong look set to have a testing year in 2016 as competition remains intense, margins are tight and the market gears up for a new regulatory regime writes Nicky Burridge.
Harnessing technology in increasingly innovative ways has been at the forefront of health insurers’ minds throughout 2015. From wearable technology to web consultations, it’s a market that has had to push more innovative ideas to build their businesses…
Private medical insurance consolidator Chase Templeton has made its 18th deal for 2015, adding an extra £6.8m in annual premium income with the acquisition.
Health insurers are supporting the latest Competition and Markets Authority provisional findings released following an appeal of its final report into the private healthcare market, despite concerns the inquiry could rumble on for several more years.
Groveland Financial Services wants to partner with more brokers and talk to retiring brokers after integrating Swiss Insurance Partners' Hong Kong book.
Aviva is examining its Irish health insurance arm for a potential sale, Post understands, but the plan is in an early stage and no decisions have been made.
Chase Templeton has completed its largest ever acquisition through the asset purchase of Kent-based healthcare broker Consilium Employee Benefits.
Lloyd's managing general agent CFC is to enter the medical malpractice market and has poached two people from WR Berkley to run the account.
Private medical insurance brokers Chase Templeton has finalised its 15th acquisition of the year after completing a deal to buy Healthcare Solutions.
Bupa UK has launched a new self-referral service for breast and bowel cancer sufferers.
Willis Group has completed the acquisition of PMI Health Group, the UK-based healthcare adviser and broker.
Private medical insurer Now Health International has released an iOS app for claims, payments and to find medical providers.
Cigna Insurance Services CEO Susan Stevenson talks to Post after 18 months in the role.
Asian health insurers are increasingly turning to wellness programmes in a bid to manage rising claims costs writes Nicky Burridge.
New technology is changing the nature of the partnerships insurers are getting into, says Ageas CEO Bart De Smet.
Private medical insurance intermediary Chase Templeton has acquired Rochdale-based Atlas Consulting Group, bringing £13.8m annual premium income to the company.
Unum has acquired workplace dental insurer National Dental Plan from Capita for £31.7m, pending regulatory approval.
Broker Lockton has teamed up with NHS outsouring provider Vocare in a bid to level the playing field for GPs wanting to take up out-of-hours work.
The healthcare sector in Europe is changing - and this is throwing up opportunities for savvy insurers, says Bart de Smet
Swiss Re CEO Michel Liès has hailed his firm’s “solid set of figures” for the opening six months of 2015, amid “uncertainty about overall economic growth” around the world.
Chase Templeton has acquired Bushey-based intermediary Best Go Private in a deal that brings a further £3.1m in annual premium income to the consolidator.
US health insurer Anthem has agreed to buy Cigna in a deal that values the latter at $54.2bn (£34.9bn).
From 1 October the Taiwanese government will require Chinese tourists to show proof they have taken out medical insurance.