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SLHC targeting mid-sized firms

Standard Life Healthcare is offering medical insurance aimed at medium-sized companies after research found that six out of 10 people believe their employer should be responsible for employee healthcare.

The UK&#39s fourth-biggest PMI provider commissioned a telephone survey of over 2,000 adults. Sixty-one per cent thought employers should be responsible for healthcare while 81 per cent rated healthcare as an important employee benefit and 42 per cent rated it as very important.

Companies with staff of between 50 and 1,000 can now purchase the Company Primecare and Primecare Plus plans on a claims-related pricing system based on each scheme&#39s own claims&#39 experience.

There is a choice between £100 or £250 excesses and flexible commission is available for intermediaries. Clients have access to SLHC&#39s 24-hour GP advice line.

National intermediary sales manager Claire Ginnelly says: “Today&#39s employers face many demands and being able to offer staff a PMI package that is cost-effective and with a trusted brand name means there is one less thing to worry about.”

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