Bupa began in the UK in 1947 and only does health insurance and healthcare. Today Bupa employs over 78,000 people and serves over 14 million customers worldwide. Bupa doesn’t have shareholders and reinvests all profits to further healthcare for its customers. Bupa has branches across Asia and started business in Hong Kong in 1976. Bupa operates both health insurance and clinics in Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, Bupa’s health insurance businesses are known as Bupa Hong Kong and Bupa Global. Bupa also owns Quality HealthCare Medical Services, HK’s largest private clinic network.
A few numbers for Bupa in Hong Kong:
- Over 2,400 in-network doctors and hospitals.
- 400,000 individual clients.
- 3,200 company clients including major corporations.
- Bupa has been providing health insurance to Hong Kong’s civil servants for over 20 years.