Last year, health insurance premiums surged 68 per cent year-on-year to 404.3 billion yuan, more than double the domestic insurance sector average of 27.5 per cent, according to data from the China Insurance Regulatory Commission. Photo: AFP

More incentives urged to spur health insurance sector

Market watchers unanimous, however, that longer-term, awareness of the programme will grow as insurers gradually reach out to more customers.

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Last year, health insurance premiums surged 68 per cent year-on-year to 404.3 billion yuan, more than double the domestic insurance sector average of 27.5 per cent, according to data from the China Insurance Regulatory Commission. Photo: AFP
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