Posts tagged “Office of Fair Trading (OFT)”

Office of Fair Trading says Private Health Care is “Distorted”

December 12th, 2011
Office of Fair Trading says Private Health Care is “Distorted”

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has condemned the current practice of private health care provision in Britain, as being distorted and restricted. As such, it has referred the market to the Competition Commission for further investigation. The conclusion came after the OFT decided to investigate the behaviour of private health companies, which provide a […]

OFT set to investigate private medical insurance

December 21st, 2010
OFT set to investigate private medical insurance

The Office of Fair Trading has announced that it will carry out a review of private medical insurance in the UK. The review will begin in the spring and will investigate barriers affecting entry to the private healthcare industry, which is worth more than 5 billion pounds every year. The review will be conducted as […]

Review of private medical insurance planned

December 14th, 2010
Review of private medical insurance planned

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) plans to launch a review into the private healthcare market in the UK in early 2011. The results are likely to be of specific interest to companies that offer private medical insurance as a benefit for their staff, allowing them to see which insurers provide the best services and […]

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