Bupa Health Assurance saw a 24 percent increase in new business applications in 2009.
Steve Payne, director of Bupa Health Assurance said:
We are delighted with these results particularly in the current economic climate and anticipate this trend continuing as we introduce enhancements to our products which will make intermediaries' work even easier. We would like to thank all our distributor partners for their support and confidence in placing their clients' protection needs with us.
Bupa's critical illness and income protection products have achieved five star rating from Defaqto, a leading independent research company, which rates products across the whole market.
Bupa’s purpose is longer, healthier, happier lives.
A leading international healthcare group, we serve 13 million customers in more than 190 countries. We offer personal and company-financed health insurance and medical subscription products, run hospitals, provide workplace health services, home healthcare, health assessments and chronic disease management services. We are also a major international provider of nursing and residential care for elderly people.
With no shareholders, we invest our profits to provide more and better healthcare and fulfil our purpose.
Bupa employs more than 62,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, New Zealand and the USA, as well as Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, China and across Latin America.
For more information, visit www.bupa.com.