FIPO Press Releases 2010
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SUFFER UNDER NEW PROPOSED MEDICAL INSURANCE PLANS
Increasing concern by over 800 consultants about AXA PPP's activities have been revealed in a large survey carried out by FIPO. The effect on patient choice and clinical care are paramount in the consultants' anxieties.
PATIENT CHOICE THE CASUALTY OF COST WAR IN PRIVATE HEALTHCARE MARKET
The impact of AXA PPP's approach at preauthorisation will have an impact on the patient's choice of consultant and may interfere with continuity of care.
FIPO Survey to Investigate Private Medical Insurer Pressures on Patients and Consultants
9th March 2010
FIPO is to survey consultants across all disciplines following reports of changes in pre-authorisation
of patients for treatment in the private sector by AXA PPP. This new AXA strategy will affect patient
choice and continuity of care as this insurer tries to enforce consultant fee reductions and implement
differential reimbursements to patients...