Private Medical Insurance UK Market Update: 1993

Private Medical Insurance UK Market Update: 1993

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The latest in an annual series, this report provides a comprehensive review of the most recent trends in the private medical insurance (PMI) sector. Based on Laing & Buisson's annual survey of all provident and commercial insurers and third-party administrators (TPAs), it updates previous years' commentary, analysis and statistical tables up to June 1993, with data on policy holders, revenue and benefits paid for both company-paid and individual-paid PMI. Changes in market share are highlighted for the major provident insurers individually and for the commercial insurers in aggregate.show more

Product details

  • Spiral bound | 48 pages
  • 210 x 297mm
  • Laing & Buisson Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • tables, figures
  • 1854400312
  • 9781854400314

Table of contents

Executive summary. Part 1 Market size and trends: PMI market size (percentage penetration, premium income and claims paid) up to calendar year 1991; determinants of market growth; interplay with the NHS and the impact of the internal market; the price of PMI, components of PMI cost inflation (claims rates and "pure" medical price inflation) and implications for future growth prospects in the individual and company paid sectors of PMI; implications for growth and change in the private hospital industry. Part 2 PMI market structure: past dominance of the provident asssociations in PMI; impact of recent entrants; changes in market share; involvement of third-party administrators; increased role of intermediaries; self-insurance options. Part 3 Relations with healthcare providers: approaches to cost containment; tensions between insurers / hospitals and insurers / specialists; potential for restructuring private healthcare delivery; the likely future role of managed care in Britain in the individual and corporate PMI markets; opportunities for preferred provider arrangements; the effect of NHS reforms and the role for the NHS as a cost-effective provider of private medical care.show more