Insights

We understand the world of international private medical insurance so are ideally positioned to share knowledge, news and opinion about this ever-changing area.

Below you will find details of legislation changes, case studies, our latest product updates, opinion pieces and much more. We’ve also included our Twitter feed so you can connect with us at the touch of a button.  You’ll also find us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

 

  • 10 Aug 2017

    Things to Consider When Studying Abroad

    Starting University is an exciting time – you’ll be meeting lots of new faces, having new experiences and dedicating yourself to learning – but choosing to study abroad can add an extra dimension of complexity. While the pull of a foreign country which is new, exciting and different can be strong – being away from More >

  • 8 May 2017

    Surviving or Thriving When Moving Abroad

    This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week and it’s a topic that is just as pertinent for expatriates. While moving abroad can bring great positives and exciting opportunities, expats are in fact considered to be at a greater risk of suffering from mental health issues¹ – particularly in the initial stages of transition to new More >

  • 28 Mar 2017

    Moving Abroad Checklist

    Moving to another country is a very exciting prospect but it can also be daunting and potentially stressful. Relocating abroad takes a lot of organisation and planning ahead to ensure that the transition is as smooth and seamless as possible. Luckily we’ve put together this handy checklist to help you ensure that everything is taken More >

  • 8 Feb 2017

    Award Win For Our Partner MedNet

    Congratulations to our Dubai plan partner – MedNet – which has defended its title as Claims Management Services Provider of the Year at the prestigious MENAIR Awards ceremony. The event was held for the insurance community in Dubai on February 1st 2017. The awards recognise outstanding achievements across various categories, and factor in the sustainable More >

  • 30 Jan 2017

    New Staff Member Announcement

    We’re delighted to announce that we’ve appointed Geoff Maggs to the role of Business Development Manager. Reporting to Managing Director, Beverly Cook, Geoff will be responsible for further developing intermediary relationships based in the UK and Europe. Geoff brings over 26 years’ experience in medical insurance and has moved from AXA PPP International, having previously More >

  • 22 Dec 2016

    Planning For Your Future…Today

    It can be difficult to think about planning ahead for the future – especially when you’re young, fit and healthy, but the reality is that you can never be too prepared for what life may bring. With IPMI you can make sure that you are covered should the unexpected occur, or your present circumstances change. More >

  • 24 Nov 2016

    Most Popular Destinations for Expats

    The Top 5 Places You Never Thought Of Moving To Over 3% of the total population of the world are expats, and contrary to popular belief jobs aren’t the only reason people move to another country. Many expatriates relocate to seek out a better quality of life, whether that means better weather, cheaper living costs, More >

  • 21 Nov 2016

    Enhanced Cover at a Glance

    We have launched a number of additional benefits to our Choices international health insurance plan; this handy infographic outlines some of the key changes.  

  • 7 Nov 2016

    EHIC Not the Answer for Expats

    You have an EHIC, and you’re going to Europe. So are you covered for healthcare? For a short holiday, a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) gives you the right to access state-provided healthcare during a temporary stay in another European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland. The EHIC covers treatment that is medically necessary More >