Insights on Mobile Network Operators as a distribution channel for microinsurance in Asia

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This report provides insights on Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) as a distribution channel for microinsurance in Asia. The study shows that there are an estimated 2.6 billion SIM cards activated through various carriers in the Asian region. Two Technical Service Providers (TSPs), BIMA and MicroEnsure, and eight MNOs, which carry out distribution of Mobile Microinsurance (MMI), were identified in the region.

The Landscape of Microinsurance in Sri Lanka

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This report provides an analysis of the microinsurance sector in Sri Lanka with related data to the years 2013-2015. Microinsurance in Sri Lanka initially started as a service to support the microfinance sector, focusing on providing loan protection, insurance and life savings. The insurance business extended their services to provide welfare and health products to low-income people.

The value of claims analysis in health microinsurance: Learning from three South Asian cases

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Most providers of health microinsurance (HMI) can do more to understand the illness and claims patterns of insured clients. The objective of this study is to demonstrate that analysing claims data equips HMI practitioners with valuable insights to improve the client value and viability of HMI programmes. The study performs a comparative analysis of three South Asian HMI programmes – run by VimoSEWA, Uplift Mutuals and Naya Jeevan. These providers share a common geographic region and offer broadly similar insurance for hospitalization services to low-income households.

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