Locked content Insurers want PPK assets exempt from bank tax

Insurers lobby Polska Izba Ubezpieczycieli PIU wants assets of employer-sponsored pension plans PPK managed by insurers to be exempt from the so-called bank tax. The Finance Ministry is currently analyzing the issue but is “reluctant” to make any exemptions. “This is a fundamental problem because we...

Locked content Poles spent PLN 135 mln on health insurance in Q1

Poles spent some PLN 135 million on private health insurance in Q1 2016, according to Polish Insurance Association (PIU) data. That represents a 18 percent growth on a yearly basis. The number of insured Poles in the first quarter grew by 31 percent y/y to 1.57 million, a report found. In 2015, abou...

Locked content Over 21% more health insurance policies in 2015 y/y

The number of individual and group health insurance policies in Poland grew by 21 percent (PLN 483 million spent) in 2015 on a yearly basis, a report by the Polish Insurance Association (PIU) showed. The number of insured Poles increased by 19 percent y/y to 1.43 million in 2015. Individual clients ...