A cut too deep?

Barrett, Sam
October 2012
Corporate Adviser;Oct2012, p28
The article discusses the challenges in balancing comprehensive cover and price for international private medical insurance (PMI) in Great Britain. It cites the role of National Health Service (NHS) in filling the gaps in the comprehensive cover and the plan. Chris Beardshall, senior consultant at the PMI Health Group, says that employers are seeking for product that will cover any healthcare requirements for employees working overseas.


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