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[August 08, 2014]

Research and Markets: Personal Accident and Health Insurance in South Africa - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8qpr7h/personal_accident) has announced the addition of the "Personal Accident and Health Insurance in South Africa, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018" report to their offering.

South Africa's healthcare industry is expected to undergo a radical change in structure following the launch of National Healthcare Insurance (NHI), a universal healthcare scheme. The NHI is expected to have a significant impact on the South African personal accident and health segment, both directly and indirectly. Although personal accident and health insurance is the smallest segment in the country's overall insurance industry in terms of total written premium, NHI could considerably enlarge the segment. Other new South African insurance products, such as those which provide cover for those infectedby HIV, will ensure its steady growth over the forecast period.


Key Highlights

  • The personal accident and health segment recorded a CAGR of 11.3% during the review period.
  • The South African personal accident and health segment's share of gross written premium was the smallest in the insurance industry during the review period; however it increased from 4.0% in 2009 to 4.8% in 2013.
  • Health insurance category drove the growth of personal accident and health segment during the review period.
  • The travel category recorded robust growth during the review period, due to the country's preparation for, and successful execution of, the 2010 FIFA Football World Cup.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Introduction

3 Regional Market Dynamics

4 Personal Accident and Health Insurance - Regional Benchmarking

5 South African Insurance Industry Attractiveness

6 Personal Accident and Health Insurance Segment Outlook

7 Analysis by Distribution Channels

8 Porter's Five Forces Analysis - South African Personal Accident and Health Insurance Segment

9 Reinsurance Growth Dynamics and Challenges

10 Governance, Risk and Compliance

11 Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights

12 Business Environment and Country Risk

13 Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Discovery Life
  • Liberty Group
  • Hollard Life
  • Momentum (News - Alert) Group
  • Liberty Active
  • Guardrisk
  • Rand Mutual Assurance
  • Assupol
  • Old Mutual
  • Sanlam

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8qpr7h/personal_accident


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