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[November 30, 2012]

Research and Markets: Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2016

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sd25xk/personal_accident) has announced the addition of the "Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2016" report to their offering.

In Canada, government programs are the primary source of healthcare. Canada's national health insurance program, known as medicare', provides universal coverage for physician and hospital services. Healthcare spending accounted for around 11% of GDP in Canada in 2011, higher than the OECD average of 9.5%. Personal accident and health insurance is the third-largest segment in Canada's insurance industry. The Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment registered strong growth during the review period.

Key Highlights

- In Canada, government programs are the primary source of healthcare.

- Healthcare spending accounted for around 11% of GDP in Canada in 2011, higher han the OECD average of 9.5%.

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- Strong public sector control over the healthcare system has come under pressure in recent years, and an increase in the role played by the private sector in healthcare in Canada is being advocated by both industry operators and customers.

- Canada has experienced a sharp increase in the number of people above 60 years of age.

- This rise is expected to impact the health insurance category over the forecast period, as the older population typically requires more healthcare services than younger age groups.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Introduction

3 Canadian Insurance Industry Attractiveness

4 Personal Accident and Health Insurance Segment Outlook

5 Analysis by Distribution Channel

5.1 Direct Marketing

5.2 Bancassurance

5.3 Agencies

5.4 E-Commerce

5.5 Brokers

5.6 Other Channels

6 Regulatory Policies

7 Porter's Five Forces Analysis - Canadian Personal Accident and Health Insurance

8 Reinsurance Growth Dynamics and Challenges

9 Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights

9.1 Leading Companies in the Canadian Personal Accident and Health Insurance Segment

9.2 Comparison of the Top Five Insurers

9.3 The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company - Company Overview

9.4 Sun Life Assurance Company - Company Overview

9.5 The Great-West Life Assurance Company - Company Overview

9.6 RBC Life Insurance Company - Company Overview

9.7 The Canada Life Assurance Company - Company Overview

10 Business Environment and Country Risk

10.1 Business Confidence

10.2 Economic Performance

10.3 Infrastructure Quality and Availability

10.4 Labor Force

10.5 Demographics

10.6 Political and Social Risk

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sd25xk/personal_accident


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