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China featured in 2017 International Private Medical Insurance inflation report

China featured in 2017 International Private Medical Insurance inflation report

Pacific Prime China is excited to announce that our global partner Pacific Prime has released the 2017 annual edition of the International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) inflation report, which reveals the overall 2016 global premium inflation rate and presents analysis on premium prices charged..

Posted by Jess in Health Insurance, News
Pacific Prime China is now on WeChat!

Pacific Prime China is now on WeChat!

Pacific Prime China is excited to announce the launch of our very own portal on popular Chinese messaging platform WeChat – a welcome new addition to our current repertoire of social media accounts already on Facebook,..

Posted by Jess in General Insurance, News
Insurance options for kids going to school overseas

Insurance options for kids going to school overseas

If you are planning on sending your child overseas for education, you undoubtedly already know there are a number of things to consider. One such thing to consider is your child will need health insurance. Here, we take a look at the common solutions available to parents..

Posted by rmcbroom in Expat Health Insurance, General Insurance
5 tips for getting the most out of your health checkup in China

5 tips for getting the most out of your health checkup in China

The importance of maintaining good health continues to take central precedence in the Chinese government’s reforms, and this has been exemplified in the “Healthy China 2030” blueprint released in October, which sets out to improve health literacy in the country. As reported by

Posted by Jess in Expat Health Insurance, Health Insurance
Tips for reducing health risks from air pollution in China

Tips for reducing health risks from air pollution in China

As you are probably aware, the harmful effects of air pollution in major Chinese cities has been a cause of ongoing concern for the population’s health and wellbeing. One of the main reasons for such high pollution levels is the observably poor compliance to environmental standards at industrial..

Posted by Jess in Health Insurance, Illness
A newcomer’s guide to health insurance in China

A newcomer’s guide to health insurance in China

Welcome to China! As part of your settling-in process, you will no doubt have many arrangements to consider once you’ve moved here, healthcare being a factor that will likely take central precedence.

After the Chinese..

Posted by Jess in Expat Health Insurance, Health Insurance
Pacific Prime China’s Beijing office opens with a party

Pacific Prime China’s Beijing office opens with a party

Pacific Prime China has kicked off the opening of its Beijing office with a bit of a party, inviting many of our clients to join the celebrations. A first for Pacific Prime, the event was attended by around 50 clients who enjoyed the drinks, finger food, and music provided..

Posted by Luther in News
Insurtech: The next big buzzword in insurance?

Insurtech: The next big buzzword in insurance?

You’ve probably heard of the word “insurtech” at some point, but what does it mean? This portmanteau of “insurance” and “technology” is a recent buzzword that describes how insurers are revolutionizing the insurance industry with disruptive technology to improve and grow their offerings…

Posted by Jess in General Insurance
Govt clamps down on foreign insurance in China

Govt clamps down on foreign insurance in China

Over the past two or so years, there has been a constant financial trend in China that has piqued the interest of investors, companies, and governments alike: The continued capital outflows out of the country. According to the Wall Street Journal, as of September 2016,..

Posted by rmcbroom in Expat Health Insurance
Tips on comparing health insurance plans in China

Tips on comparing health insurance plans in China

In the past couple of decades the number of insurers in China has increased from but a handful to over 100, a market which is predicted to do nothing but grow in the near future. This is a great thing for many consumers as many of these insurers offer a wide variety..

Posted by rmcbroom in Expat Health Insurance
Breast cancer and your health insurance in China

Breast cancer and your health insurance in China

October is a month of many things. Expats throughout the country have likely started making plans for the winter holiday or CNY, while others are getting ready for the end of year. But this month is important for another reason: It’s breast cancer awareness month…

Posted by rmcbroom in Illness
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