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Health insurance news : June 2007

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest information on new health insurance plans, product developments and scheme changes.
  • Norwich Union equity release launches national advertising campaign Affordable health insurance from Norwich UnionNorwich Union has launched a new consumer print and broadcast advertising campaign. The campaign was first aired on Channel Five at 9.30pm on 4 June and will be rolled out across all terrestrial...
  • Tomorrow enhances equity release offering TomorrowTomorrow has launched an equity release lifetime mortgage online quotes system on the Tomorrow website. The online quote system will enable financial advisers to receive live quotes 24 hours a day....
  • GCC investors plan first Islamic insurer in Britain British Islamic Insurance Holdings, a company with $38mn of capital provided by Arabian Gulf investors, plans to be the first stand-alone insurer to offer UK Muslims cover that complies with their...
  • Loan protection at a twelfth of the cost of high street competitors British Insurance logoBritishinsurance.com has launched a new loan protection insurance policy, offering borrowers cover that they claim is at a fraction of the cost they are being forced to pay on the high street....
  • Bonus for Brighton residents American Express Travel InsuranceBrighton based American Express Insurance Services is offering Brighton residents a 10% saving on annual travel insurance. The offer is available on two American Express travel insurance policies -...
  • Expatriate insurance firm receives licence AXA sunlife logoAXA Insurance Gulf has received its medical licence from the General Authority for Health Services (GAHS) in Abu Dhabi. The licence has been issued in view of the law passed by the GAHS earlier this...
  • Popularity of Private Medical Insurance BUPA small logoBupa research shows that for 65 percent of Britons, access to clean hospitals is the most important reason for taking out PMI.MRSA and general hospital hygiene are clearly top concerns for people....
  • Bupa studies carbon footprint BUPA small logoIn a move to lessen the environmental impact of its business, Bupa is conducting a world-wide study of its carbon footprint. In measuring the impact a company has on the environment through its...
  • Cinven wins 1.5 billion pound Bupa hospitals auction BUPA small logoPrivate equity firm Cinven has won the £1.44 billion auction for Bupa UK's 25 private hospitals. The sale of Bupa Hospitals will have no impact on Bupa's insured customers, who will continue to have...
  • ABI launches draft guide ABI (association of british insurers) logoInsurance company trade body The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has launched a draft guide on critical illness insurance, which aims to help consumers better understand what it does and the...
  • Remember family income benefits Bright Grey logoIn the middle of the price war for life assurance, Roger Edwards of insurer Bright Grey would like to remind you about Family Income Benefits: Family income benefit accounts for a mere 5% of all life...
  • Ace Life gets FSA approval to set up new company Ace LifeAce Europe has gained Financial Services Authority approval for the establishment of a new London based life insurance company. Ace Europe Life will trade as Ace Life. The new Life Company will...
  • New gym deals PruHealthInnovative private medical insurer, PruHealth, has upgraded its gym offering bringing it closer to the company's core philosophy of rewarding members for being healthy. The concept is simple: the...
  • Reform pans NHS Nurses for ReformOffering a less rosy view of the NHS than Michael Moore is Helen Evans, director of Nurses for Reform, a pan-European network of nurses dedicated to consumer-oriented reform of European health-care...
  • New film compares US with Europe Legendary consumer crusader Michael Moore has a new movie, "Sicko.", all about the U.S. health-care and insurance industry. It profiles a number of Americans with insurance who have been denied...
  • Give up smoking and reward yourself with PruHealth PruHealthFor many people the smoking ban that comes into effect on 1 July 2007 does not a come moment too soon. However, for those still struggling with the idea of a smoke-free England, innovative private...
  • All change MedibrokerLeslie Smith, founder, managing director, chairman, and driving force behind Medibroker Ltd, the UK insurance agency that specialises in providing medical insurance, has retired from the company...
  • Unum launches new underwriting approach UnumUnum has introduced a new underwriting approach to its individual income protection products that focuses on how people deal with illnesses, rather than on what illnesses they have had. The previous...
  • Sales of cancer drugs plan taking off WPA logoSales of the mycancerdrugs insurance plan, which covers the cost of licensed drugs the NHS refuses to pay for, are exceeding expectations, according insurer WPA. Media coverage relating to the 11...
  • New occupational health clinic in London norwich union healthcareNorwich Union Healthcare has opened a new occupational health clinic in London. The clinic, which performs health screenings, pre-employment medicals, pro-active absence and sickness management, and...
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