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Travel insurance

The latest judgment from the Spanish Appeal Court states clearly that the EHIC must prevail when it comes to Europeans being treated in Spanish public hospitals, in what can only be seen as a setback for cost collection agencies.

Travel insurers in the UK have been examining the latest publication from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), which offers insights into the cases it has been dealing with of late and sheds light on why the FOS takes the decisions it does

Travel matters

Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat) data shows that tourism revenue increased by over six per cent in 2014 compared to 2013.

On the move

Capita Healthcare Decisions recently announced the appointment of Doctor Charles Young as chief medical officer.

Company brief

AA Insurance in the UK recently announced the re-launch of its travel insurance proposition with various improvements, following its appointment of Cigna Insurance Services to provide underwriting, claims and marketing expertise.

Health matters

Médecins Sans Frontières‎ (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, stated recently that there had been a general downward trend in new cases of Ebola being reported in the organisation’s Ebola management centres in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

International Healthcare

Allianz Worldwide Care, based in Ireland, has announced that it has launched new international healthcare plans for individuals and their families living in China

Insurance matters

The value of China’s insurance market has risen rapidly in recent years, from US$239.2 billion in premium income in 2010 to $328.7 billion in 2014.

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