Health Insurance

COVID-19 anxieties prompt healthier, fitter lifestyles in Asia - Manulife survey

* Survey of insurance customers shows widespread appetite for digital and health and wellness propositions. * Under-insured regions show more interest in insurance protection, while mature markets focus on health. HONG KONG, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the anxiety and disruption caused...

2020-07-30 16:24 2645

Manulife launches new flagship critical illness plans - ManuBright Care 2 and ManuBright Care 2 Plus

HONG KONG, July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Hong Kong today announced the launch of two new critical illness ("CI") plans, ManuBright Care 2 ("MBC 2") and ManuBright Care 2 Plus ("MBC 2 Plus") (the "Plans"), designed to provide well-rounded and continuous protection for customers up to the ...

2020-07-27 16:52 1886

Insubuy, Inc., Expands Travel Insurance Offerings That Include Coronavirus Coverage

Insuretech company highlights products that offer coverage for COVID-related expenses PLANO, Texas, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Insuretech company Insubuy, Inc., remains committed to providing customers with travel insurance as well as international students and exchange visitors insura...

2020-07-22 23:07 2755

IMG Selected for AmeriCorps VISTA and NCCC/FEMA Health Care Administration Services Contract

INDIANAPOLIS, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- International Medical Group® (IMG®), a leader in global benefits and assistance services, has been selected for a five-year service contract with AmeriCorps VISTA and NCCC/FEMA Health Care Administration Services. The Health Care Benefit Services contr...

2020-07-22 21:00 2144

Bupa Global Research finds Hong Kong and Mainland China senior executives increasingly concerned about health issues

* A majority of senior executives in Hong Kong (87.6%) and Mainland China (70.5%) have experienced physical and mental health pressure amid the outbreak of COVID-19, but less than 9% seeking professional support * Only 32% and 25.2% of Hong Kong senior executives stated financial stability, and...

2020-07-22 17:38 2007

AXA launches "AXA BetterMe" -- a holistic platform to support body and mind health

HONG KONG, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong people are known to be highly stressed with long working hours, making it increasingly difficult to achieve healthy living. As a trusted partner to our customers, AXA Hong Kong launches "AXA BetterMe" -- a holistic wellness platform with a comp...

2020-07-16 14:20 1535

Merck Opens its Largest M Lab™ Collaboration Center in Shanghai

-- Focus on improving and optimizing drug discovery, development and manufacturing -- Integrated lab with customizable solutions, validation services, training and hands-on applications -- Shanghai center is newest and largest addition to Merck's global network of nine M Lab™ Collaboration Cente...

2020-07-10 13:00 1279

DocDoc partners with China's leading insurance risk control company Kaitaiming Technology to bring doctor discovery services to China

* DocDoc has been appointed Kaitaiming Technology's exclusive partner for pan-Asian doctor discovery services * Partnership will see DocDoc, the world's first patient intelligence company, supportChina's top insurance companies on Kaitaiming's insurance agent platform * Policyholders will g...

2020-06-08 10:00 2081

Aetna International announces partnership with leading mental well-being app Wysa, as part of enhanced mental well-being support for members during COVID-19 pandemic

SINGAPORE, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aetna International has today announced that it is partnering with Wysa, a confidential and anonymous mental well-being app and service, as part of the company's ongoing efforts to address the 'second curve' of the COVID-19 pandemic, the less visible but in...

2020-05-19 10:00 1452

Manulife Hong Kong reports solid growth in the first quarter of 2020

HONG KONG, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Manulife group of companies operating inHong Kong ("Manulife Hong Kong") today announced solid growth for the first quarter of 2020. Results overview:  * Core earnings up 10% to HK$1.4 billion * Annualized premium equivalent (APE) sales up ...

2020-05-07 11:26 2382

AXA upgrades "Mind Health" programme for its corporate customers with digital wellness tools and exclusive partnerships to provide mental health support under the pandemic

HONG KONG, May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Built upon the successful launch of its market-first employee mental health programme "Mind Health" last year, which heightened the awareness of its Employee Benefits customers on mental health, AXA Hong Kong announced a full upgrade of this programme to bet...

2020-05-06 16:23 1685

Tencent's WeSure Unveils New initiative for Cured COVID-19 Patients in Wuhan After Establishment of WeSure Charity Fund

SHENZHEN, China, April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent's insurance platform WeSure, launched a new initiative onApril 16, following the establishment of the "WeSure Charity Fund". By embodying the concept of public welfare in the design and implementation of insurance products, the Fund aims to ...

2020-04-29 20:57 1951

China Life Announces Filing of 2019 Annual Report on Form 20-F

BEIJING, April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China Life Insurance Company Limited (the "Company") (NYSE: LFC; HKSE: 2628; SSE: 601628), announced that the Company has filed its 2019 Annual Report on Form 20-F (the "2019 Form 20-F"), which includes its audited financial statements for the fiscal year...

2020-04-29 20:26 8551

The Synergy of KoinWorks & Prudential Indonesia to Realize Action and Protection Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Indonesians infected by COVID-19 continues to rise, which also happened because of the rapid test result conducted aggressively by the Indonesian Government for the last couple of weeks. In order to support the availability of the m...

2020-04-22 11:13 1894

AXA Hong Kong introduces 'Support the SME' Programme - Standing by SMEs through the COVID-19 pandemic

HONG KONG, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused a global public health emergency and severe economic slowdown.Hong Kong is also being adversely impacted. In this challenging environment, through its brokers and agents, AXA Hong Kong has launched two offers to assist ...

2020-04-21 17:31 2215

Manulife launches two new savings plans

HONG KONG, April 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Hong Kong has announced the launch ofLa Vie 2 and ManuCentury, two comprehensive savings plans that provide regular payouts to help customers satisfy diverse needs and goals. With guaranteed cash payments equal to 5% of the notional amount every ...

2020-04-20 16:35 1113

AXA Asia accelerates telehealth rollout to support physical and mental health

HONG KONG, April 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AXA is further boosting its telehealth and online services as part of the battle to support people as they deal with social distancing, lock-downs and isolation during the spread of COVID-19. To foster better health outcomes, the insurer offers free tele...

2020-04-20 12:04 1986

MoneySmart Broadens Its Financial Product Comparison Suite as Economies Brace for Impending Recession

SINGAPORE, April 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As countries continue their fight against the global pandemic, fear towards global economies entering into deep recession are on the rise in the minds of consumers. The need to tighten up on expenditure and save money where possible becomes priority amids...

2020-04-15 17:08 1491

Budget Direct Insurance Provides Customers Free Unlimited COVID-19 Teleconsultation Services

SINGAPORE, April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning online insurer Budget Direct Insurance has launched complimentary COVID-19 Virtual Clinic teleconsultation services for all active annual insurance policyholders in partnership with MyDoc, a regional digita...

2020-04-14 14:15 1277

Aetna International Announces Waiver for Cost-sharing, Co-pay and Deductibles for COVID-19-related Inpatient Treatment

SINGAPORE, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aetna International today announced it is waiving cost-sharing, co-pay and other deductibles for inpatient hospital admissions related to COVID-19, as part of several additional steps to help international medical insurance members access the care that t...

2020-04-08 16:52 1612
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