Dec. 9, 2013 13:03 UTC

Research and Markets: Market Research - Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Peru, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Peru, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017" report to their offering.

The Peruvian personal accident and health segment expanded at a CAGR of 12.1% to reach PEN0.8 billion (US$0.3 billion) in 2012. Robust economic growth, increasing investment in healthcare and expansion of the middle-class population drove demand for personal accident and health insurance. Over the forecast period, the low penetration of health insurance, at 0.15%, rising healthcare expenditure and rising disposable incomes will be key drivers. The country's healthcare reforms and the implementation of the universal health insurance scheme (SIS) by the government played an important role in expanding health cover and awareness among the population.

Key Highlights

- Peru has a mixed system of healthcare, under which both the public and private sectors contribute to healthcare financing

- Under the Universal Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme (SIS), which was introduced in November 2010, subsidized healthcare services are provided to residents

- The growth of the personal accident and health insurance segment was driven primarily by increased healthcare expenditure, rising consumer awareness and favorable health insurance reforms

- Direct marketing was the most popular distribution channel in the personal accident and health segment, accounting for 42.0% of the segment's written premiums in 2012

- Growth will primarily be driven by healthy economic development and growing awareness of health insurance among the middle-class population

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Introduction

3 Regional Market Dynamics

4 Personal Accident and Health Insurance Segment - Regional Benchmarking

5 Peruvian Insurance Industry Attractiveness

6 Personal Accident and Health Insurance Segment Outlook

7 Analysis by Distribution Channels

8 Governance, Risk and Compliance

9 Porter's Five Forces Analysis - Peruvian Personal Accident and Health Insurance

10 Reinsurance Growth Dynamics and Challenges

11 Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights

12 Business Environment and Country Risk

13 Appendix

List of Tables

List of Figures

Companies Mentioned

Rimac Seguros

Pacífico Seguros Generalis


Seguros Sura

El Pacífico Vida

Mapfre Perú

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