Second rise in nine months
Madicash disputes George Osborne's claims on IPT
The government's assertion that the National Health Service is inefficient and ineffective in treating cancer has been challenged by academics.
Capita Group has bought Insurance Medical Group Limited (IMG) for an undisclosed sum.
In today's healthcare and protection market, it is difficult to choose how best to market your products on a budget - Philip Wood explains
How can the insurance industry address changing healthcare and wellbeing needs in the 21st century? Mike Benton suggests a radical change in focus
The recession has seen spending on private dentistry fall for the first time on record, according to Laing and Buisson's Dentistry UK Market Report 2011, yet dental plans are ever more popular.
Dissatisfaction over certain private medical insurers' financial arrangements with consultants has spilled into the political arena. Edward Murray examines what lies behind the headlines
With change in the air for the NHS, Ian Talbot discusses the importance of absolute clarity when advising clients on private healthcare
Andy Couchman rounds up the main themes impacting IPMI
Group insurers should actively manage the health of clients, a population health consultant is claiming.
The Best Doctors service has been increased for Bupa Individual Protection income protection and critical illness plans.
The NHS will have no choice but to remove some free treatment currently available and to penalise unhealthy behaviour, Friends Provident believes.
Now that the dust is settling following the General Election, how will promised public sector cuts impact on the NHS? Jill Davies discusses the possible future of healthcare in the UK
A streamlined health cash plan providing cash back on the most frequently claimed health costs, has been launched by Engage Mutual.
The new Fit Note regime ushers in a real headache for employers, employees and GPs alike. However, the system offers opportunities for advisers, says Phil Taylor
Owain Thomas talks to Claire Ginnelly about a difficult year for private healthcare, the impact of the up-coming election, claims clarity and the potential sale of one of the market's biggest players
With the current economic climate still anything but stable, Matthew Reeves explains how advisers can re-energise sales by offering dental benefits
Medicals Direct has splashed out on three businesses from rival Company Health Group to continue its ambitious growth strategy.