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.
Increased prosperity in China is seeing greater demands for improvements in the local health insurance sector writes Martin Garcia.
The Hong Kong-headquartered broking group Alliance has received approval to launch its own insurance company in the third quarter of 2015.
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Andrew Apps, formerly a director at ALC Health, has joined specialist intermediary Bellwood Prestbury in a global role.
Acquisition-hungry Chase Templeton has sealed its second sizeable deal of the week with the purchase of Brighton-based intermediary Medical Insurance Advisers.
Axa has acquired the private medical insurance division of Simply Health, subject to regulatory approval.
Private medical insurance specialist Chase Templeton has boosted its presence in the SME sector with the acquisition of London-based intermediary Get Private.
Now Health International's private equity investor the Primary Group has acquired Bermuda-based Best Doctors Insurance.
A predicted big "storm" of concussion injury claims from rugby union players has the potential to lead to a costly class action lawsuit, legal experts have warned.
Alexander Burgess asks why the insurance industry has failed to offer any solutions to the long-term care funding crisis
Bupa UK has achieved a 5% revenue increase for the year ended 31 December 2014 to £2.7bn.
Bupa Global has launched its first tiered range of international private medical insurance products in the UK.
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Axa's product for pre-existing conditions is a "major shift" in the market, according to the broker's Pacific Prime manager Singapore, Olivier Zeller.
Medical assistance and claims business Cega has named health, life and accident business lead Alistair Hardie as its new group CEO.
Hong Kong’s health insurers are concerned as the government prepares its Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme writes Nicky Burridge.
As costs rise, Australian insurers are preparing an increase of up to 7% for private medical premiums.