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Bulgaria stares at statutory insurance

The Bulgarian government is considering splitting up its single payor into multiple, competing funds creating a similar landscape to that in Germany, a local investor tells us.

BMI Healthcare change of ownership completed

BMI Healthcare, the UK's largest hospital chain by number of sites, has announced the completion of a previously-announced deal that sees Hospital Topco Limited, a company majority owned by PE firm Centerbridge and effective landlord of most of BMI's hospital properties, become majority owner of BMI's operating company. What now?

US real-estate investor enters Dutch elderly care

US real-estate investor Heitman has entered the Dutch elderly care market with the acquisition of De Leyhoeve, a high-end assisted living facility for the elderly. We speak to a Dutch market expert about its business model, which takes a luxurious approach to assisted living.

CMG bought by AMP Capital

Australian private equity AMP Capital has bought UK specialist care provider Care Management Group (CMG). We speak to AMP's CEO, and a market expert who gives us his take on the deal and what it means for the market.

NMC Saudi JV put back, group reiterates earnings guidance

London-listed EMEA healthcare group NMC Health says the final agreement on its joint venture in Saudi Arabia with state-owned investor Hassana will be signed in Q1 2019, which seems contrary to earlier filings saying it would be completed in the current quarter. We talk to CEO Prasanth Manghat about the deal there, the payor climate in neighbouring UAE and the group's strategy more broadly.

Lifestyle genetic platforms under fire

Insurers and big occupational healthcare providers are sceptical about a new generation of lifestyle genetic testing linked to apps which are designed to enable individuals to achieve higher levels of wellness. But they are starting to deploy more specific tests that diagnose rare diseases. We talk to major operators and insurers about how they see the genetic test market.

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