We inspire consumer confidence in health, protection and wellbeing products and services.
We are amii, the voice of intermediaries and insurer members promoting and advising on health insurance, protection and wellbeing services. And that’s to both individuals and companies. We adhere to a Code of Ethics and the raising of professional standards by continued and ongoing development. Always in the interests of the consumer. Whether they are individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises or large corporate organisations. And we commit to providing relevant information to enhance and support the public’s knowledge and understanding of health and wellbeing matters. As well as delivering trusted expert advice.
We began life in 1998 as a trade association for independent medical insurance advisers in the UK. But that was just the beginning.
We have more than 135 Intermediary, Health & Wellbeing and Insurer members. They provide advice on private medical insurance, health cash plans, group risk and protection products and general health and wellbeing matters. Including occupational health services and employee assistance programmes. In addition, we promote and maintain high standards of professional and ethical conduct among our members. So, all amii members are authorised and regulated by either the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) or Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to sell general insurance products. So, if you, your family or your business are seeking independent advice on health insurance products why not use our find an expert service.
Meet the amii Executive Committee.
Our amii executive committee is made of up a wide range of experienced and deeply knowledgable individuals. And they work together to set the direction of our organisation. Always ensuring we remain relevant and innovative.
The key events in the history of amii.
So, why use an amii member?
Leading the market
By contacting amii and its members, you can be confident. Because you will be dealing with one of the leading organisations in the health and wellbeing industry.
Our members are independent and impartial. So, they are not tied to any one insurer or provider, and will take the hard work out of researching the market for you
Our members are authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). So, this ensures they are competent and regulated in accordance with UK law. Therefore, you can be sure you are dealing with the very best professionals.
We work closely with a broad range of providers. So, we offer competitive premiums and products. Some of which may not be available direct from the insurers.
Doing the hard work for you
It can be difficult comparing one product with the next. Especially with so many available in the market. But our experts are committed to finding the right policy. Whether it is just for you, you and your family, or your company and its employees.
Always working. Always raising standards.
Parliamentary and regulatory lobbying is part of our remit. Because we act in the interests of consumers, intermediaries and insurers. So, we work with numerous industry bodies through the activity of the Executive Chair, Executive Committee and General Secretary. We advise those making policy decisions which relate to our industry. These include:
We commit to raising professional standards across the industry through qualifications. So we have previously contributed, for example, towards the CII Cert CII and Dip CII programmes. Because these are industry recognised training and qualification programmes for specialist health insurance intermediaries and Insurers.
Membership provides access to a wide range of benefits. All free of charge.
The amii website
We are regularly contacted by consumers and businesses for advice. Whilst we do not consider the Association to be a lead generation organisation, Intermediary Member firms are able to include personalised information regarding their firm in the “Find-An-Expert” and “Ask-An-Expert” search features of the amii website. Thereby potentially generating sales leads for your business.
Detailed and regular regulatory updates
Branko Bjelobaba has provided members with regulatory updates for more than fifteen years, through his general insurance compliance consultancy business Branko Limited. These include the very latest developments. In addition to providing twice annual updates at our conferences and events, we also run dedicated compliance events. And members can attend free of charge. Members are able to speak to Branko about any problems or issues they may have, free of charge, as many times as they require each year.
However, in the event they require more detailed support, this can be provided by Branko Limited at an additional cost. More information on the services offered by Branko Limited can be found here.
Business Support Services via Quest
Members of amii have access to a dedicated telephone advice line for help and queries on HR, Tax, Legal, Health & Safety and much more. In addition, members also receive an individual log in for the Quest portal with 750+ free downloadable document templates which you can use as required.
Our events programme
We normally run two formal conference events each year. Our Health & Wellbeing Summit in the autumn, and our AGM in the spring. These are usually one day events including topical presentations and features on emerging healthcare matters. Here, presentations are delivered by industry and commercial expert speakers.
In addition, we run regular education events to support members. These include An Introduction to Healthcare, designed to support those who are new or have joined the industry over the last six months.
These events are an excellent opportunity for members to network with like-minded intermediaries. As well as offering the chance to discuss latest industry issues with our provider partners. And most of these events are free of charge to members, or heavily subsidised.
And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Because we offer much, much more.
There many more benefits to joining our organisation. To find out about these, our fees and the expectation we have of members, visit our why join amii page by following the link below.
Our corporate members.
We are proud and privileged to count many of the leading health insurers and product providers as corporate members. And, if you’d like to be a part of our journey, then we’d be thrilled to hear from you.