Health Insurance

Taiwan National Health Insurance Administration of the Ministry of Health and Welfare Approves Epclusa(R) (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir) for Reimbursement

* Epclusa is the first approved single tablet regimen to treat all six major genotypes of hepatitis C virus (HCV) * Epclusa will be made available to chronic hepatitis C patients via the National Health Insurance from1 June 2019 TAIPEI, , May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. t...

2019-05-30 14:10 1544

imSure Conducted Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) and Insurance Purchase Behavioral Research

HONG KONG, May 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) was launched in early April this year. imSure, an online insurance comparison platform, has recently commissioned the Consumer Search Group to engage approximately 1,000Hong Kong residents aged between 18 and 64 ...

2019-05-27 17:59 2332

AXA Hong Kong expands Medical Service in Greater Bay Area

HONG KONG, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AXA Hong Kong and University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital ("HKU-SZH") held their contract signing ceremony today, announcing HKU-SZH as the first official medical partner of "AXA Signature Network" ("the Network") in the Greater Bay Area. AXA Hong Kong's ...

2019-05-21 19:28 1772

Collinson Continues Medical Assistance Expansion With Aspen Medical Partnership

Fully comprehensive assistance service for complex international deployment LONDON, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Collinson, an expert in global traveller assistance, has further enhanced its medical assistance capability through a partnership with Aspen Medical, an Australian-owned global healthc...

2019-05-15 22:28 965

Ping An completes multi-center clinical trials for world's first intelligent OCT retinal disease screening system

SHANGHAI and HONG KONG, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("China Ping An", "Ping An", the "Group" or the "Company"; stock codes: HKEX 2318 and SSE 601318) is pleased to announce that its technology arm, Ping An Technology, has completed a prospective ...

2019-05-15 17:51 7802

Manulife Hong Kong launches tax-deductible ManuWise Deferred Annuity

HONG KONG, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Hong Kong today launches ManuWise Deferred Annuity (ManuWise), a tax-deductible Qualifying Deferred Annuity Policy (QDAP) certified by the Insurance Authority, to provide customers with more options for retirement planning. In addition to tax bene...

2019-05-14 19:10 7403

MLP Care's Strong Start to the First Quarter of 2019

ISTANBUL, May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- * In the first quarter of 2019, MLP Care's revenue (BIST: MPARK) increased to TL933 million, up by 25%. When revenues of managed hospitals are included, revenue growth in Q1 2019 is at 28% * Adj. EBITDA increased by 20%, bringing EBITDA margin to 18.0%....

2019-05-10 09:00 1477

Saudi Ministry of Health Makes Access to Health Services Easier With New Online Appointment App "MAWID"

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide, e-Health is playing a significant role in driving healthcare evolution. According to the World Health Organization, healthcare costs globally are increasing by nearly 5% annually and health systems see e-Health as contributing significa...

2019-05-07 14:00 580

Taiwan National Health Insurance Administration of the Ministry of Health and Welfare Approves Vemlidy(R) (tenofovir alafenamide) for Reimbursement

TAIPEI, , April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced that with effect from1 May 2019, Vemlidy (tenofovir alafenamide, TAF) 25 mg, a once-daily treatment for chronic hepatitis B in adults with compensated liver disease will be made available to patients via the National ...

2019-04-30 11:30 755

Ping An continues steady growth in 1Q 2019 with 21% YoY increase in operating profit

HONG KONG and SHANGHAI, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ping An Insurance (Group) Company ofChina, Ltd. (hereafter "Ping An" or the "Group" or the "Company", HKEX: 2318; SSE: 601318) announced today its 2019 first quarter financial results for the three months endedMarch 31, 2019. Operating profi...

2019-04-30 08:05 6507

Blue Cross Insurance Launches "CareForYou for VHIS" Plans

HONG KONG, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross (Asia-Pacific) Insurance Limited ("Blue Cross") today announces the launch of CareForYou Standard Plan for VHIS ("Standard Plan") and CareForYou Flexi Plan for VHIS ("Flexi Plan") (collectively, "CareForYou for VHIS").CareForYou for VHIS is an ...

2019-04-18 16:00 877

AXA Hong Kong Launches 'Wealth Advance Savings Series II'

Dual bonus to increase potential return on savings HONG KONG, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AXA Hong Kong launched its brand new 'Wealth Advance Savings Series II', with 'Classic' and 'Ultimate' versions to increase long-term growth potential on savings for customers, helping them accumulate wea...

2019-04-04 16:25 1665

Hong Kong's First Virtual Insurer -- Bowtie Launches Online VHIS

HONG KONG, April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hong Kong's first virtual insurer, Bowtie unveiled its fully online insurance platform and its first Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) Standard Plan product. The announcement follows the launch of the Food and Health Bureau-approved health i...

2019-04-03 20:33 1574

Manulife unveils comprehensive tax-deductible health and retirement solutions to support the government's new tax policy

Customers to benefit from tax incentives alongside enhanced medical protection and prudent financial planning options suiting their diverse needs HONG KONG, April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading financial services provider Manulife Hong Kong today unveiled a full suite of tax-deductible solutions...

2019-04-01 20:11 9544

FTLife launches the "WiseCare" and "BetterCare" Medical Insurance Plans

HONG KONG, April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FTLife Insurance Company Limited (Company registration number: 00028) today unveiled the "WiseCare" and "BetterCare" Medical Insurance Plans, following recent launch of the HKSAR Government's Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme ("VHIS").

2019-04-01 16:46 940

AXA Hong Kong officially launches Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme

HONG KONG, April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) is officially launched today. AXA Hong Kong has successfully registered by the Food and Health Bureau (FHB) as a VHIS provider and will offer the Standard Plan for personal reimbursement for hospitalization, nam...

2019-04-01 11:37 1101

2019 Cigna 360 Well-Being Survey Points to Holistic Needs of Hong Kong's Sandwich Generation

HONG KONG, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global health service company Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) today released the results of its2019 Cigna 360 Well-Being Survey - Well and Beyond . The results show thatHong Kong's overall well-being index has remained stab...

2019-03-26 09:00 6114

Blue Cross Insurance Wins Platinum Award for Integrating InsurTech into Medical Insurance Services

HONG KONG, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross (Asia-Pacific) Insurance Limited ("Blue Cross") has won the "Insur-Tech Platinum Award" ("the Award") at the "IFTA Fintech Achievement Award 2018" organised by the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia Limited (IFTA). The award is a test...

2019-03-25 16:00 896

AIA launches Healthier, Longer, Better Lives in Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AIA (Vietnam) Life Insurance Company Limited (AIA Vietnam) officially launched its new brand promise,Healthier, Longer, Better Lives. AIA's new brand promise is purpose-led, placing a firm emphasis on AIA Vietnam's commitment to take actio...

2019-03-11 12:26 1265

FTLife reports strong business growth in 2018 Ties in with the Government to launch VHIS Certified Plan as early as April

HONG KONG, March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FTLife Insurance Company Limited ("FTLife") announces its unaudited 2018 financial results. The new business value (NBV) grew year-on-year by 68%, APE sales surged by 44% and profits after tax increased by 15%.

2019-03-07 11:27 1627
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