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.
As a leading international healthcare group, we offer health insurance and medical subscription products; run care homes, retirement villages, hospitals, primary care and diagnostic centres and dental clinics. We also provide workplace health services, home healthcare, health assessments and long-term condition management services.
We have 29m customers in 190 countries. With no shareholders, we reinvest our profits to provide more and better healthcare and fulfil our purpose.
We employ 79,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, New Zealand and Chile, as well as Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, and the USA.
For more information, visit www.bupa.com.