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iPMI Magazine Speaks With Sheldon Kenton, Group Chief Executive Officer, Global Benefits Group

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Sheldon Kenton, Group Chief Executive Officer, Global Benefits Group

In this exclusive iPMI Magazine interview, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, met with Sheldon Kenton, Group Chief Executive Officer, Global Benefits Group. They discussed in detail the future development of Global Benefits Group, recent acquisitions, and the role of Further Global in the brand. Please introduce yourself and background in the international private medical insurance market: Thank you for the opportunity to...

30-09-2022 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Michael Nole, Executive Vice President Sales And Marketing At World Travel Protection

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Michael Nole, Executive Vice President Sales And Marketing At World Travel Protection

In this exclusive iPMI Magazine interview, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, met with Michael Nole, Executive Vice President Sales And Marketing At World Travel Protection. They discussed in detail the range of travel risk management services on offer from World Travel Protection, and how they provide vital support for business travellers and expats. Please introduce yourself and background in the international private...

16-08-2022 Executive Industry Interviews

The iPMI Market In Focus

International Health Insurance 2022

International Health Insurance 2022

Leading international private medical insurance publisher iPMI Magazine, is excited to announce the official launch of the “International Health Insurance 2022" IPMI market report, written by leading IPMI, insurance and healthcare analyst Ian Youngman. This must-have latest IPMI market information provides a wealth of facts and figures on international private medical insurance and health insurance for...

22-09-2022 International Private Medical Insurance Magazine Reports

International Health Insurance Countries 2022

International Health Insurance Countries 2022

Leading international private medical insurance publisher iPMI Magazine, is excited to announce the official launch of the “International Health Insurance 2022 Countries" market report, written by leading IPMI, insurance and healthcare analyst Ian Youngman. This report has all the latest information, facts and figures, and research on healthcare, health insurance, and insurers present in 177 countries. If...

21-09-2022 International Private Medical Insurance Magazine Reports

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International Private Medical Insurance Magazine Provider Network Directory August 2022

International Private Medical Insurance Magazine Provider Network Directory August 2022

Welcome to iPMI Magazine 2022. The August 2022 edition of the International Private Medical Insurance Magazine Provider Network Directory, is out now, featuring over 80 pages of international private medical insurance and medical assistance company intelligence. The iPMI Magazine network consists of a wide range of leading international medical payors and service providers, on call, 24/7 to assist...

08-08-2022 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

iPMI Magazine Featured News

GBG Introduces New Brand and Website

GBG Introduces New Brand and Website

Global Benefits Group (GBG), a specialty insurance organization administering international health, life, disability, and travel insurance today announced the launch of its new brand and newly designed website, gbg.com. The redesigned site brings together their regions and divisions all under one holistic site. The new website provides visitors and partners with a simpler way to learn about GBG’s capabilities on a cutting-edge platform.  Chris DiSipio, Chief Executive Officer, Global Benefits Group, comments, "We are proud...

05-01-2022 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

FAI Named Finalist For Seventh Time In ITIJ Air Ambulance Company Of Year Awards

FAI Named Finalist For Seventh Time In ITIJ Air Ambulance Company Of Year Awards

The Air Ambulance Division of German Special Mission Operator FAI rent-a-jet AG is proud to be nominated as one of three finalists in the 2021 International Travel & Health Insurance Journal´s (ITIJ) Industry Awards – Air Ambulance Company of the Year category. This is the 19th annual ITIJ Awards and marks the seventh nomination for FAI following another extraordinary year of activity in the air ambulance division. FAI won the award in 2012...

12-10-2021 iPMI Magazine Medical Air Ambulance Repatriation Medevac Company News

International Private Medical Insurance Market Updates With iPMI Analyst Ian Youngman

International Private Medical Insurance Market Updates With iPMI Analyst Ian Youngman

In the article International Health Insurance 2021 IPMI market report author Ian Youngman, looks at the latest developments in the international private medical insurance market including: The recent Bupa/Generali deal; British expatriates in Spain; Changes to the law for foreign investors in Indian insurance companies; How health insurance premiums will grow in China; Opportunities in Health Insurance in Iran. British expats in Spain In 2020 there were 360,000 British expats in Spain. Some work there and some retire to there. Many have...

06-10-2021 Articles Case Studies

Generali Employee Benefits And Bupa Global Announce Strategic Partnership To Offer International Private Medical Insurance

Generali Employee Benefits And Bupa Global Announce Strategic Partnership To Offer International Private Medical Insurance

Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) and Bupa Global announce a strategic partnership to offer “best-in-class” international private medical insurance (IPMI) and global employee benefits solutions to their new and existing corporate customers. GEB customers will have access to Bupa Global’s quality, expertise, and comprehensive health and wellbeing offering, when and where they need it, across 190+ countries. Bupa Global customers will also have the ability to access global health and benefits solutions...

30-09-2021 iPMI Product News

How To Grow An IPMI Broker Business: Increase Profits and Value Proposition

How To Grow An IPMI Broker Business: Increase Profits and Value Proposition

In this article, Olivier LE FAOUDER, CEO, Think Insurtech, talks about how iPMI brokerages can become more profitable and compliant, whilst raising the value and efficiency of their business. Let's talk about money. You are an owner, partner or senior manager in an IPMI brokerage firm. What are the expenses of a broker? Central costs (rent, IT) are necessary, but it is mainly the cost of selling that will be important: first...

23-09-2021 Articles Case Studies

Healthcare International (HCI) Announces Management Buyout Backed By Prefequity

Healthcare International (HCI) Announces Management Buyout Backed By Prefequity

Healthcare International (“HCI”), the leading international private medical insurance MGA for expats, is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by its management team led by Ian Wood and backed by Prefequity. As part of the transaction Prefequity will provide HCI with additional capital to accelerate its growth. This will enable HCI to strengthen its management team further, expand and diversify its product range, and enhance its strategic partnerships with...

15-06-2021 iPMI Magazine Mergers Acquisitions News

Introducing: “VIP Booking Concierge” For Pre-Flight Covid-19 Testing In The Americas

Introducing: “VIP Booking Concierge” For Pre-Flight Covid-19 Testing In The Americas

MDabroad, a VIP Medical Assistance Company announces the availability of “The Booking Concierge” for Pre-Flight Covid-19 testing in the USA, Latin America, Mexico and the Caribbean. The service is geared toward travelers who must obtain a mandatory Covid-19 clearance prior to boarding their flight. The service is available throughout key cities and travel markets in LATAM and the Caribbean. Travelers can book the service 24/7 via: www.mdabroad.com/PCR by filling out a simple...

14-06-2021 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Global Excel Indonesia Launches Hospital Express Discharge Program

Global Excel Indonesia Launches Hospital Express Discharge Program

Global Excel Management Inc, Jakarta, Indonesia – Global Excel Indonesia, a leading provider of Healthcare Risk Management Solutions, today announced the launch of its Hospital Express Discharge Program available in Indonesia and across the region. This unique offering has been designed to drastically reduce wait times in hospitals for members. On average, most hospital stays in Indonesia last 3 to 5 days. Yet once the patient is ready to be discharged...

14-06-2021 Cost Containment News

iPMI Magazine Latest Video

Video: Think Insurtech Broker Academy General Overview - Season 1, Episode 1

Video: Think Insurtech Broker Academy General Overview - Season 1, Episode 1

In this exclusive video, Think Insurtech CEO Olivier LE FAOUDER provides a detailed general overview of the Think Insurtech Saas platform.  Think Insurtech provides Private Medical Insurance (PMI), and International Private Medical Insurance insurers and brokers, the opportunity to manage the A to Z of sales and distribution of medical insurance in a compliant and connected environment. We offer a comprehensive approach and process in working with clients to place both international and domestic...

10-11-2020 iPMI Magazine Information Technology News

VIDEO: Health, Wellbeing And Family All Move Up The Priority List For Those Working Abroad Post COVID-19

VIDEO: Health, Wellbeing And Family All Move Up The Priority List For Those Working Abroad Post COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has led to a shift in values for many in the expat community, with 62% saying their future plans have been impacted as a result of the pandemic. Of those, 53% claim that health and wellbeing is now a greater priority for them and 48% say that family is a bigger priority now than it was before COVID-19. The majority (73%) say that the health and wellbeing of their...

22-07-2020 iPMI Magazine Expatriate Life International Living Global Mobility News

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iPMI Magazine Articles And Case Studies

Mandatory Health Insurance In Qatar Comes Into Effect

Mandatory Health Insurance In Qatar Comes Into Effect

Ian Youngman, Author and Publisher of the upcoming INTERNATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE 2022 and new companion iPMI reports, takes a look at how the new health insurance law in Qatar, may affect insurers. In Qatar it is perfectly fine to be late for meetings as time is flexible. Which makes it no surprise that with compulsory health insurance...

17-05-2022 Articles Case Studies

Sanlam And Allianz Join Forces To Create African Insurance Giant

Sanlam And Allianz Join Forces To Create African Insurance Giant

While you were sleeping, rivals scored an open goal that the global insurance media seems to have not grasped the significance of.  In this article Ian Youngman, Author and Publisher of the upcoming INTERNATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE 2022 plus the new companion IPMI market reports, takes a look at the new Sanlam and Allianz deal. PART 1 Sanlam, the largest non-banking...

06-05-2022 Articles Case Studies

The Beginning Of The End For The International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) Market

The Beginning Of The End For The International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) Market

In this article Ian Youngman, Author and Publisher of the upcoming INTERNATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE 2022 and new companion IPMI market reports, takes a look at how the demise of Aetna International, is NOT the beginning of the end, for the international private medical insurance (iPMI) market. Aetna’s parent CVS has decided to close Aetna International and transfer most IPMI...

11-04-2022 Articles Case Studies

How is the Ukraine Conflict affecting iPMI and Travel Insurance Markets?

How is the Ukraine Conflict affecting iPMI and Travel Insurance Markets?

In this article Ian Youngman, Author and Publisher of the upcoming INTERNATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE 2022 and new companion IPMI market reports, takes a look at how the Ukraine conflict is affecting health insurers and brokers, plus air travel. SANCTIONS The European Council and the USA have both adopted an increasing range of restrictive measures against Russia. There is...

07-04-2022 Articles Case Studies

Infectious Diseases: Don’t Let Covid-19 Obscure The Wider Risks

Infectious Diseases: Don’t Let Covid-19 Obscure The Wider Risks

By Dr. Lynn Gordon, chief medical officer for Charles Taylor Assistance Recent news from the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveals that global cases of malaria rose by about 14 million in 2020, with 69,000 more deaths from the disease than in 2019. This, says WHO, can be largely attributed to the disruption in malaria services caused...

14-03-2022 Articles Case Studies

Welcome To iPMI Magazine

Welcome to International Private Medical Insurance (iPMI) Magazine, the only dedicated global iPMI business publication.

Due to the nomadic nature of the international private medical insurance (IPMI) market, iPMI Magazine is an internet based news service for worldwide insurance and medical assistance professionals who need to understand the impacts of insurance and healthcare policy, regulatory, and legislative developments.

Over 40,000 senior level business decision makers, in over 120 countries, rely on iPMI Magazine to stay 1 step ahead of the risk and on the inside track of international PMI.

Covering business travelers, high net worth individuals, expatriate and leisure travel markets, iPMI Magazine is the only international news source covering the most exciting sector of international health insurance: international private medical insurance.