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Health Insurance

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information his Department holds on the number of people who have private medical insurance. (233734)

The Department does not routinely collect this information centrally.

However, Laing's Healthcare Market Review estimates that there were 3,683,000 private medical insurance subscribers in the United Kingdom at the end of 2007.

Source:

Laing's Healthcare Market Review—21st Edition 2008-09, Laing and Buisson 2008.