Bupa posted an 8% increase in revenues to £9.1bn in 2013, driven by both organic performance and acquisitions.
Medical insurance specialist Chase Templeton has purchased Kenilworth-based business Health Assist.
The Department of Health has decided that funding insurance for members of Independent Midwives UK will not give patients protection.
Christopher Claridge-Ware is to leave his position as CEO of Hong Kong international health broker CCW Global.
International health insurance provider Now Health International has recruited Rob McIntyre as general manager of its newly opened Singapore operation.
Zurich has appointed Elaine Chan to the position of senior head of the medical division of its general insurance business in Hong Kong.
Rehabilitation services provider Corpore has appointed two new amputee case managers to its catastrophic and specialist services team.
Midlands-based BHSF Group has made four changes to its board with group chief executive Peter Maskell calling the appointees “extraordinarily-capable”.
Allianz Worldwide Care has unveiled a new healthcare product designed to provide care to seafarers in compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention.
Health insurer Now Health International has opened a Singapore office partnering with Tenet Sompo as its underwriter in the region.
A physiotherapist has been suspended from the Health and Care Professions Council register for falsifying insurance invoices while working at a clinic in Hammersmith, London.
Private medical insurance provider ALC Health has appointed Stephen Godbold as managing director.
International health insurer Interglobal has appointed a head of sales for the Singapore market and created a development manager role for other Asian markets including Malaysia, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
The Association of British Insurers and government have signed a joint Statement of Intent that sets out the steps needed to help people understand their long term care costs and plan to ensure adequate funding.
The Competition Commission has outlined its proposed measures to increase competition in the private healthcare market including divesting nine private hospitals to introduce greater rivalry in major population centres and areas of high private health…
Electrical Contractors Insurance Services has launched a dental plan in association with National Dental Plan to increase access to affordable care.
The deadline for independent midwives to have mandatory professional indemnity cover in place has been extended to the end of February.
Bupa has formed a strategic partnership with the Blue Cross Blue Shield system, to create the largest global healthcare provider network, including 11,500 hospitals and 750,000 medical professionals in 190 countries.
Private health insurer Chase Templeton has recruited former Aon senior group risk consultant David Williams to lead its group risk department.
Expatriates in Dubai have been urged to ensure they have the correct level of health insurance in place following a ruling by the Dubai healthcare authority.
The Indonesian government alongside state-owned insurers will roll out an ambitious healthcare scheme for over 100m people starting in January.
PWC is predicting improved planned profitably in 2014 for some London market classes such as accident and health.
Kiln has appointed Bill Bevan as equine underwriter within the accident & health division to focus on bloodstock and livestock risks.
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers has hailed the progress made by private medical insurance in Hong Kong and says it has doubts over the effectiveness of the proposed Health Protection Scheme.