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Health Insurance

Group Health Insurance Policy Offered to Lloyds Bank Employees Will Extend Coverage to Transgender Procedures

One of the country’s leading banking institutions has stolen a march on its rivals by announcing that it would henceforth fund its permanent employees’ gender reassignment procedures under an extension of its current staff health insurance policy agreement. www.telegraph.co.uk reported the breaking news that Lloyds Bank had given ...
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Health Insurer Foots Bill for Brand New Hospital in China

In what to the best of our knowledge marks a first anywhere in the world, a Chinese insurance company has funded an entire hospital as part and parcel of its plans to revolutionise the existing health care model and demonstrate how the health insurance sector can work hand-in-hand ...
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British Policyholders Told to Expect Health Insurance Hikes in 2016, yet Things Could Be a Lot Worse According to Industry Observers

The upshot of a report which has just been released hints that the UK’s health insurance scene is about to be shaken to its core by experiencing what’s envisaged might be the biggest policy premium increase for 5 years. According to research undertaken by respected global risk management, ...
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Health Insurance Providers Team up With Scientists to Predict Policyholders’ Futures

It might sound (OK, it DOES sound) pretty morbid, yet the insurance industry has collaborated with boffins to create an algorithm which is said to ‘predict’ at what point in the time, space continuum that policyholders will, well, pop their clogs it would seem. Scientists at the University ...
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Private Health Insurance Policies could be Subject to Circumstantial Revisions after Brain Injury Diagnosis, According to US Research Group

Recent research over in America has concluded that those private health insurance policyholders who are diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury are at increased risk of changing (or indeed, losing) their existing coverage at the juncture they arguably would need it most. A study group scrutinised data which ...
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Medical Profession Say New Cancer Insurance Health Policy Plays on Human Fears

GPs here in the UK have largely met news that one of the country’s leading health insurance policy providers have rolled out dedicated cancer cover with dismay, going as far as to suggest that such bespoke provisions serve only to exploit the inherent fears in many of us. ...
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Future of Group Health Insurance Could be based on Employers Scanning Employees Previous Policy Claims

It may only be breaking news in America at this moment, but that’s not to say that the logic can’t and won’t be applied in the future to health insurance policies here in the UK. We’re talking specifically about new analytical software which scrutinises an employee’s health insurance ...
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Nearly 1 Million Health Insurance Policyholders in America Victim of Medical Records Being Misplaced

An American health insurance provider has confirmed that it’s recently misplaced the personal medical records of almost a million of its policyholders, news which has sparked widespread customer concern and again serves to highlight the emotional frustrations felt by those who entrust such private details with health insurers. ...
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New Entry-Level Health Insurance Package Aimed at Previously Dismissive Would-be Policyholders, Launched by BUPA

The name BUPA has been synonymous with private healthcare in the UK for decades, and yet to many people’s minds is instantly associated with expensive premiums beyond the reach of the ordinary man and woman. But not anymore, thanks to the advent of a brand new, competitively-priced health ...
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Health Insurer Criticized For Glossing Over Suggested Social Media Manipulation

The continued stealth-like and alluded to cynical approach to third party affairs of data-mining social networks as alleged by Facebook’s detractors has reared its ugly ahead again of late, as a UK health insurance policy provider faces a barrage of criticism for the role it’s playing. One known ...
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