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  • India: Regulator proposes standardising exclusions in health policies

    India's insurance regulator has issued draft guidelines proposing that health insurers adopt a uniform approach towards exclusions in health insurance products.

    Asia | 20 May 2019
  • China: Nearly 1m occupational disease cases reported in 2018

    More than 970,000 cases of occupational diseases were reported in China in 2018, according to an official statement.

    Asia | 20 May 2019
  • Nearly 84% of Indonesians covered by state-owned insurance

    Indonesia's Health Care and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan) customer service and expansion director Andayani Budi Lestari has disclosed that 83.94% of the population, or 221m people, are registered under the National Health Insurance and Indonesian Health Card (JKN-KIS) programme, reported The Jakarta Post. BPJS oversees both health coverage programmes for all employees, non-employees, self-employed and informal workers. The government has targeted for all Indonesians to have BPJS membership by this year.

    Latest News | 17 May 2019
  • Major Chinese insurer's technology arm creates HealthTech milestone

    Ping An Insurance Group's technology arm, Ping An Technology, has completed a prospective multi-centre clinical trial for the world's first intelligent optical coherence tomography (OCT) retinal disease screening system. This development comes amidst Ping An's constant advancements in leveraging AI and its strong medical repository to establish a healthcare ecosystem.

    Latest News | 17 May 2019
  • What's new this week - 17 May 2019

    Making a slight detour for What's new this week, a congratulatory message is in place for the 54 nominees who were named finalists for the 4th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards 2019.

    Agents | 17 May 2019
  • LIC Mutual Fund appoints Dinesh Pangtey as new CEO

    Mr Dinesh Pangtey has been appointed as CEO of LIC Mutual Fund. Mr Pangtey started his career as a direct recruit officer with LIC of India in 1984 and has risen through the ranks to this senior position. Prior to taking over as CEO of the company, he was director and CEO at LIC HFL AMC.

    People | 17 May 2019
  • Top 6 insurers command 90% of combined life sector's net profits

    China's six most profitable insurers last year commanded a combined net profit of CNY129.6bn, which represented 89.57% of the life sector's aggregate net gains for the year.

    China | 17 May 2019
  • Life sector sees robust profit increase in 2018 despite flat premium growth

    Despite flat premium revenue growth in 2018, the life insurance industry in China saw 86 life insurers post combined profits of CNY144.7bn ($21bn) for the year, an increase of 20.1% over 2017.

    China | 17 May 2019
  • AIA again tops net profit list among foreign life insurance ventures

    AIA showed the highest profits among foreign invested life insurers in China last year, according to data from the annual reports of the companies. The insurer posted profits of CNY4,343m ($631.6m) last year, making it the seventh most profitable company among local and foreign insurers in the country.

    China | 17 May 2019
  • Taiwan: Looming challenge for National Healthcare Insurance scheme

    Taiwan's highly popular universal healthcare scheme may run out of funds within two years unless increased premiums and other reforms are put in place, according to an article published on the website of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei.

    Asia | 17 May 2019


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